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Cruise inventory

FV Silver Star 2/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Silver Star (74W5)
Cruise identifier2/82
Cruise period1982-05-29 — 1982-06-03
Port of departureConwy, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a groundfish survey along the N.Wales coast.
2. To collect samples of otoliths of commercial species
3. To sample stomach contents of a range of species for use with multi-species assessment models.
Chief scientistPeter D Wallace (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Silver Star 2/82 cruise report silver_star2_82.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth East Irish Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 369
Description: A number of stratified otolith samples were collected from commercial species. The stomach contents of the fish were noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 24
Description: A number of groundfish hauls took place during the cruise.