Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1505C

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1505C
Cruise period2005-10-31 — 2005-11-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesTo undertake fish and sediment sampling in the Clyde and Minch areas in support of the temporal trend and biomarker monitoring studies. To undertake sampling of flounder in St Andrews Bay, the upper Firth of Forth and upper Clyde. To determine the hepatic protein and bile metabolite concentrations in sampled fish.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Forth; north Minch; south Minch; Firth of Clyde
Measurements 
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: Sediments by Day grab for trace metal and PAH concentrations
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: Sediments by Day grab for trace metal and PAH concentrations
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: number of specimens = 225
Description: Plaice and flounder for hepatic biological effects measurements, hepatic trace metal and PAH concentrations
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of specimens = 225
Description: Plaice and flounder for hepatic biological effects measurements, hepatic trace metal and PAH concentrations
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 225
Description: Plaice and flounder for hepatic biological effects measurements, hepatic trace metal and PAH concentrations
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: Sediments by Day grab for trace metal and PAH concentrations