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Cruise inventory

FV Silver Star 1/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Silver Star (74W5)
Cruise identifier1/79
Cruise period1979-03-19 — 1979-04-05
Port of departureConwy, United Kingdom
Port of returnConwy, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a groundfish survey along the N Wales coast and off the east coast of the Isle of Man.
2. To collect samples of otoliths and stomach contents of commercial species.
3. To tag and release plaice on the Gt Orme grounds.
4. To make observations of discard rates at sea.
Chief scientistI L Davies (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Silver Star 1/79 cruise report silver_star1_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth east Irish Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: Groundfish survey
TaggingsQuantity: number of samples = 1124
Description: Plaice tagged and released.