Cruise summary report
|Ship name||Marrie Jacob|
|Cruise period||1980-03-24 — 1980-04-01|
|Port of departure||Fleetwood, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fleetwood, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To collect data on the relationship between total cod-end catch composition and the conditions of fish, with particular emphasis on those below the selection size of the cod-end in use.
2. To achieve the primary aim using a double beam trawler fishing commercially and using cod-ends not encumbered by covers as used on previous charter trips.
3. To assess discard rates.
4. To obtain photographic evidence of fish condition relevant to debris of cod-end catches when possible.
|Chief scientist||Martin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 43|
Description: A number of hauls was made thorughout the cruise, the majority of which were 3 and 3 1/2 hours in duration.