Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||1987-05-03 — 1987-06-20|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To obtain information on the selectivity of a commercial (Jackson) 400-500 hp seine net in relation to changes in codend mesh size, codend diameter and length of extension.
2. To investigate the behaviour of a commercial (Duthie) 700 high headline seine net when alterations are made to codend diameter and extension length.
3. To carry out oberservations on the Jackson 400-500 hp seine net.
|Chief scientist||Kenneth A Coull (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.04 MB)|
|Specific||Spey Bay, Dornoch Firth|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 166|
Description: A number of hauls were made throughout the cruise to monitor the gear effectivness.