Endurance Sep 86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameEndurance
Cruise identifierSep 86
Cruise period1986-09-15 — 1986-09-26
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo obtain measurements on vessels towing pair seines using both shipboard and underwater instrumentation. No measurements have been previously made of the performance of this gear to enable comparisons of fishing effort to be made with more commonly used gears, in terms of swept volume and vessel towing requirements.
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportEndurance Sep 86 cruise report enduranceandjaseline_sep86.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouth Deeps area of the Moray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 16
Description: Fishing trials took place in the South Deeps to assess the performance of the towed seines net.