FV Silver Star 1/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FV Silver Star (74W5)|
|Cruise period||1982-03-18 — 1982-03-25|
|Port of departure||Conwy, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Conwy, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out groundfish survey along the North 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 scientist||C N Humphreys (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.04 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||North East Irish Sea|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 492|
Description: A number of stratified otoliths samples were collected from commercial species; plaice, whiting and cod. The stomach contentes of the fish was noted.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of surveys = 24|
Description: A number of groundfish survey hauls were completed.