RV Cefas Endeavour 8/04
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)|
|Cruise period||2004-07-15 — 2004-07-19|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To perform side by side comparative sampling with RV Corystes. Work will involve comparing the performance of biological sampling gears in shallow water (~20m; Grid 1, transects 1-J & 1-L), mid water (20-40m; Grid 1, transect 1-G & 1-H) and deep water (40m+; Grid 2, transect 2-J & 2-H)2. The gears used will be scientific echosounders (EK60 & SH80), standard Granton trawl and sandeel dredge.
2. To undertake trials of a video dredge3 (video camera mounted on an arm in front of dredge hood).
|Chief scientist||David Andrew Righton (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.20 MB)|
|Specific||west side of Dogger Bank|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of stations = 18|
Description: Trawls made using Granton net.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of stations = 18|
Description: worked using a modified scallop dredge.
|Bottom photography||Description: Experimental trials of a video-camera equipped sandeel dredge.|