Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameArdent
Cruise period1989-02-13 — 1989-03-03
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To identify spawning grounds of the lesser sandeel, Ammodytes marinus, to the south and west of Shetland.
2. To collect biological data on Ammodytes marinus.
Chief scientistJ A Gauld (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportArdent  cruise report ardent_feb89.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShetland and Orkney Waters
Track chartsArdent  cruise track — ardent_feb89track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 7
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 7
Eggs and larvae
Demersal fish
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 124