Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0977C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0977C
Cruise period1977-07-05 — 1977-07-22
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the effect of sea bed conditions (hard to soft ground) on the drag of bottom trawls.
2. To compare the engineering performance of the following gears:
A) the standard North Sea trawl.
B) a larger mesh version of the North Sea trawl (5 1/2 in mesh throughout) and
C) the Aberdeen 40 ft trawl.
Chief scientistD N MacLennan (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0977C cruise report cl9_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research