Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Sunbeam (740P)|
|Cruise period||1985-08-05 — 1985-08-17|
|Port of departure||Lerwick, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lerwick, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a bottom trawl survey on recognised sandeel grounds around Shetland.
2. To study the effects of tide and time of day on the availability and distribution of sandeels.
3. To collect data on the predators.
|Chief scientist||Philip Kunzlik (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Lerwick, Inshore grounds of Shetland, Sands Voe|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: A number of samples were taken throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.|
|Instrumented wave measurements||Quantity: number of hauls = 8|
Description: Tidal effect measurements were made during the cruise.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 58|
Description: A number of hauls were made throughout the cruise, varing around 30mins in length.