Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||1987-09-20 — 1987-10-02|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To observe twin BT160 trawls with hoppers using a two warp system.
2. To observe fish reactions to a new centre akid which will produce a good sand cloud and keep the supporting wires off the bottom.
3. To recover the 5 underwater fish cages left from a previous cruise in August.
|Chief scientist||John Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.05 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Minch, Butt of Lewis, Whiten Head|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: 20 miles NE of the Butt of Lewis a number of hauls were made. No. of hauls not noted.|
|Gear research||Description: At Gairloch trials took place on the Melvaig Tow. No. of trials not noted.|