1. To tag sandeels at Shetland.
2. To collect biological and environmental data on sandeels and on sandeel fishing grounds.
3. To study diurnal and tidal effects on the availability and distribution of sandeels.
J A Gauld (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
North Sea North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Inshore fishing grounds around Shetland
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Description: Environmental investigations took place during the cruise.
No. of samples not noted.
Biology and fisheries
Quantity: activity duration in hours = .5 Description: 5 grounds yielded over 1 tonne of Ammodytes marinus.
Quantity: number of specimens = 6254 Description: Over 16 fishing grounds Ammodytes marinus were tagged and released.