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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Clupea (74CU) cruise 0304C


This report collates information from the BODC cruise inventory and oceanographic databases. It presents

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Clupea (74CU) cruise 0304C
Short name 0304C
Objectives and Narrative 1. To investigate the distribution of juvenile commercial gadoids in the inshore grounds on the west coast of Scotland, with particular reference to habitat preference.
2. To collect samples of cod, haddock and whiting for analysis of reproductive development, genetics and otolith chemistry.
3. To tag cod, haddock and whiting.
Ship FRV Clupea
Departure Port Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2004-02-12
Arrival Port Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2004-02-26
Principal Scientist(s) James Drewery (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s) Inshore fish survey
IHB Sea Areas Visited Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Marsden Squares Visited 181;4
Work Area Description west coast of Scotland; North and South Minches
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,10W; 60N,10W; 60N,5W; 55N,5W; 55N,10W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 10W
Eastern Limit 5W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 4
Description: CTD dips  
Biology and fisheries  
Demersal fish Quantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: Trawls with BT158 with live fish capture (lined) codend  
Demersal fish Quantity: number of hauls = 22
Description: Trawls with BT158 with 10mm cod end  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database


# Series Instrument Description Parameters
4 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
650040 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-17 15:00Z 57° 46' N, 5° 54' W Click for more
650052 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-19 14:05Z 56° 7' N, 6° 19' W Click for more
650064 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-21 10:54Z 57° 46' N, 6° 1' W Click for more
650076 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-21 12:52Z 57° 48' N, 5° 58' W Click for more

Project Database

No data currently held for this cruise in the BODC Project Database


Track Charts

No track charts currently available


Cruise Report