Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1174C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1174C
Cruise period1974-09-09 — 1974-10-19
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo carry out herring larval and hydrographic surveys off the north and east coasts of Scotland.
Chief scientistDavid W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1174C cruise report cl11_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificOrkney/Shetland area.
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 92
Description: surface only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 24
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 24
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 24
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of experiments = 24
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 294
Mammals and reptiles
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 60
Description: comparative tests with Gulf III type samplers at different towing speed