Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Sunbeam (740L)|
|Cruise period||1986-07-28 — 1986-08-09|
|Port of departure||Lerwick, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lerwick, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a bottom trawl survey to determine the distribution of 1-group and older sandeels (Ammodytes marinus) around Shetland.
2. To determine day/night effects on the age-structure of A.marinus buried in the sediment.
3. To collect biological and environmental data on sandeels and sandeel fishing grounds.
|Chief scientist||Philip Kunzlik (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Description: Metre-net plankton sample taken from each ground fished.|
|Zooplankton||Description: Metre-net plankton sample taken from each ground fished.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 37|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of deployments = 49|