Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 8/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier8/76
Cruise period1976-07-06 — 1976-07-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out an echointegrator and midwater trawling survey for sprats in the area north of Scotland and around the Orkneys and Fair Isle.
2. To carry out intensive trawling on concentrations of sprats throughout the day and night to establish diurnal changes in catch rate.
3. To sample sprats for biological purposes and to investigate their suitability for canning.
Chief scientistRoger S Bailey (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 8/76 cruise report cl8_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Specificnorth of Scotland, and Orkney.
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: amphibians