Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameSalar
Cruise period1986-11-17 — 1986-11-21
ObjectivesJoint cruise with Sea Rider.

1. To capture surviving fish from holding cages in Gairloch for examination of the regenerated scales in an attempt to assess the proportion of total damage and describe their recovery following escape from the meshes of the net.
2. To remove all the holding cages from the seabed and return them to Aberdeen for servicing.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
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Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of measurements = 4
Description: 4 cages were examined during the cruise. Only one cage was found with fish in it, which then proved difficult to remove.