Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0877C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0877C
Cruise period1977-06-08 — 1977-06-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out an echointegrator and midwater trawling survey for sprats in the area between Orkney and the Outer Hebrides.
2. To investigate the extent of any sprat concentrations found and to determine sustainable catch rates, at different times of day and night.
3. To carry out biological sampling of sprats.
Chief scientistRoger S Bailey (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0877C cruise report cl8_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.63 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0877C cruise track — trk2012.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 20