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This is a report for cruise 2 of the R/V Anton Bruun that includes station lists for plankton collections, bathythermograph positions, and reduced oceanographic, chemical, and biological data. In addition to the basic hydrographic and biological programs and the researches of individual scientists, a special program of long-line fishing was carried out in a cooperative with the U.S. Bureau of Commercial Fisheries.
Cruise 6 of the R/V ANTON BRUUN, originating from Bombay on May 15 and terminating at Durban, South America on July 16, 1964 was the second of 2 cruises on which a special effort was made to smple the meso- and bathypelagic fauna of the Western Indian Ocean.. This report presents the reduced oceanographic, chemical and biological data, station lists of plankton, midwater trawl, miscellaneous biological collections, and bathythermograph positions for Cruise 6.
Cruise 5 of the R/V ANTON BRUUN originated from Bombay on January 26 and terminated at Bombay on May 4, 1963. A special program of longline fishing was conducted to study the distribution and abundance of pelagic fishes in the Western Indian Ocean in the period of northeast monsoon. This report presents the station lists, bathythermograph positions and reduced oceanographic, chemical and biological data for Cruise 5. It includes a summary of the longline catch by stations.
Cruise 3 of the R/V ANTON BRUUN, originating from Bombay and terminating at Port Louis, Mauritius in 1963, was the first Cruise on which a special effort was made to sample the meso- and bathypelagic fauna on the western Indian Ocean. This report presents the reduced oceanographic, chemical and biological data, station lists of plankton, midwater trawl, miscellaneous biological collections and bathythermograph positions for Cruise 3.