Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||1991-01-21 — 1991-01-26|
|Objectives||Joint with Monadhiliath.
To determine the distribution, size and species composition of clupeid shoals, and distribution of top predators in relation to them. To collect information on the diets of predatory fish.
|Chief scientist||Simon Greenstreet (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.20 MB)|
|Specific||Inner Moray Firth and inner firths|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Birds||Description: seabirds, seals and cetaceans surveyed|
|Mammals and reptiles||Description: seabirds, seals and cetaceans surveyed|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 10|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 10|
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.||Description: 38kHz echo-sounder to locate fish traces|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Description: stomachs of all whiting caught kept for dietary analysis|