Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0279C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0279C
Cruise period1979-02-16 — 1979-03-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a midwater trawling survey for 1-group herring in the lochs on the west coast of Scotland.
2. To carry out a programme of daylight, dusk and night trawling in suitable areas of fish concentration to gauge the effect of diurnal behaviour on availability of 1-group herring to the pelagic trawl.
3. To use the Marine Laboratory echo integrator with towed body transducer and the EK 38 sounder to investigate fish concentrations and to try and identify echo targets by the use of underwater television.
Chief scientistJohn A Morrison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0279C cruise report cl2_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.65 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0279C cruise track — trk2414.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Description: identification,distribution
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.