Cruise inventory

Hercules Leg 1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameHercules
Cruise identifierLeg 1
Cruise period1989-05-30 — 1989-06-10
Port of departureSt. Margaret's Hope, United Kingdom
Port of returnSt. Margaret's Hope, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo survey underexploited bivalve species in Orkney, the Outer Hebrides and the Scottish West Coast south of Kyle of Lochalsh.
Chief scientistDavid W McKay (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportHercules Leg 1 cruise report hercules_jun89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificOrkney Area; Scapa Flow, Wyre, Gairsay Area, Inganess Bay, Deerness
Track chartsHercules Leg 1 cruise track — hercules_jun89track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 144
Description: A number of hauls were made during the cruise. It was founf the concentrations of the target species were widely distributed.