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Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH14B/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH14B/75
Cruise period1975-11-12 — 1975-11-20
Port of departureDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesInvestigation of deep sea demersal fish and plankton and study deep sea and shelf benthos
Chief scientistPeter R Barnett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH14B/75 cruise report ch14b_75.pdf — access key 'C' (1.96 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH14B/75 cruise track — ch14b_75trk.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: bottom trawl.
Gear researchDescription: trials of box core.
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of samples = 10
Description: Craib core sampling of hard sand bottom.
Bottom photographyDescription: sea bed photography using Shipek deep sea camera.