Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameDew-Genen-Ny
Cruise period1982-08-23 — 1982-09-02
Port of departureNewlyn, United Kingdom
Port of returnNewlyn, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out exploratory fishing trials on grounds south and west of Ireland.
2. To observe commercial fishing practice on board a seiner, including discarding.
3. To obtain length compositions and biological samples of the main species, with emphasis on monk and megrim.
4. To assess the feasibility of tagging commerical fish species on board a seiner fishing these grounds and to carry out some preliminary tagging trials.
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportDew-Genen-Ny  cruise report dew_genen_ny_aug82.pdf (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificSouth and West Ireland
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: An amount of size data on a range of fish was sampled, during a number of hauls. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: A number of hauls were made, but the catch was of poor quality and small fish.