Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 2b/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier2b/70
Cruise period1970-03-20 — 1970-03-31
Port of departureLerwick, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Hauls made for fishing and tagging of species in the region
2) 40 live haddock were taken ashore for aquarium use
Chief scientistRodney Jones (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Explorer 2b/70 cruise report explorer2_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth of Flugga, Dalta
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 399
Description: Taggings of 321 plaice, 77 cod, 1 lemon sole using peterson discs, orange flags, and spaghetti tags during Part 2 of the cruise