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Cruise inventory

FV Silver Star 1/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Silver Star (74W5)
Cruise identifier1/81
Cruise period1981-03-14 — 1981-04-03
Port of departureConwy, United Kingdom
Port of returnConwy, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey between the Cumbria Coast and the Isle of Man and along the North Wales coast to determine the distribution of fish in relation to depth and distance from the coast.
2. To collect stratified otolith samples from all commercial species.
Chief scientistLloyd Woolner (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Silver Star 1/81 cruise report silver_star1_81.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: A number of 1 hour trawls over the depth/belt strats.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of specimens = 772
Description: A number of species were measured and otoliths taken.