Cruise summary report
|Ship name||Silver Harvester|
|Cruise period||1987-02-01 — 1987-02-09|
|Port of departure||Falmouth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Falmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To undertake mesh selection experiments for mackerel using experimental 80mm and 70mm square mesh-cod-end pelagic trawls.
2. To collect and preserve gonads for mature mackerel for fecundity studies (M Greer Walker).
3. To collect specimens of mackerel for use in a tagging demonstration (G Howlett).
|Chief scientist||John Casey (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Track charts||(0.03 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: A sample of gonads was collected for fecundity studies were collected. No. of samples not noted.|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 7|
Description: Gear research on net mest selection took place dring the cruise.