RV Calanus

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Calanus (745R)
Cruise period1988-10-16 — 1988-10-20
Port of departureDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Port of returnDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo conduct gear handling and towing trials with:-
1. Demersal bobbin trawl
2. Part instrumented pelagic trawl
3. Scallop dredge array
4. Methot net
5. Gulf III sampler
6. Hydraulic water sampling pump
7. Other towed bodies, cables and shipboard instrumentation
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Calanus  cruise report calanus_oct88.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificNorth-west of Lismore, Loch Linnhe, Loch Creran, Lynn of Lorne
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: A number of gear handling and towing trials took place during the cruise.