Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||1986-10-10 — 1986-10-15|
|Port of departure||Portscatho, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Portscatho, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To complete the 4 days of work of the May charter which were lost due to bad weather.
1. To survey, by CCTV and 35mm cameras, and by dredges, the Veryan Bay scallop ground previously surveyed by MAFF drivers in 1983-85.
2. To test the epibenthic sledge for sampling surface substrates and searching for small scallops (Falmouth Bay and Veryan Bay).
3. To obtain hydroid samples for scallop settlement studies (Falmouth Bay and Veryan Bay).
4. To repeat other selected 1983-85 dredge stations in Veryan Bay, as time permits.
|Chief scientist||Peter J Dare (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.04 MB)|
|Specific||Veryen Bay & Falmouth Bay, South Cornwall|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of hauls = 3|
Description: A number of dredges took place producing a poor catch of only clam juveniles.
|Bottom photography||Quantity: number of images = 4|
Description: In looking for scallops the camera sledge was deployed several times. Yet the areas appeared to be devoid of scallops.