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RRS Challenger CH5B/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH5B/76
Cruise period1976-04-05 — 1976-04-11
Port of departureDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesInvestigation of the population of deep sea demersal fish on a transect down the continental slope and carry out physiological and microbial investigations on some of the fish species.
Chief scientistJohn D M Gordon (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH5B/76 cruise report ch5b_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.44 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH5B/76 cruise track — ch5b_76trk.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: activity duration in hours = 20
Description: population survey.
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: multiple corer.