Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||1988-07-31 — 1988-08-20|
|Port of departure||Gairloch, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Gairloch, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To study the behaviour of haddock and whiting escaping from both diamond and square mesh codends.
2. To investigate the physiological conditions of fish at various stages of the trawling process by measuring the lactic acid levels before, during and after confinement in the codend at various towing speeds.
3. To continue monitoring the survivability of the fish held in the underwater cages from the previous cruise.
|Chief scientist||John Main (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: A number of samples were taken from haddock in looking at lactic acid level measurements. No. of samples not noted.|
|Gear research||Description: A number of tows were carried out with a 90mm diamond and square mesh codends. No. of trials not noted.|