Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameTjeldoy
Cruise period1983-08-30 — 1983-09-14
Port of departureFalmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnBrixham, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the orientation and behaviour of plaice in relation to bottom topography and near-bed currents under the combined influence of tide and swell.
2. To test the deployment and operation of the MAFF autonomous near-bed velocity recorder.
3. To search for juvenile scallops and to determine local distribution, density and size composition as appropriate.

None of the three main aims were achieved.
Chief scientistGeoffrey P Arnold (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportTjeldoy  cruise report tjeldoy_aug83.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificStart Bay, Skerries Bank