Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0379C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0379C
Cruise period1979-03-20 — 1979-04-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To obtain samples of herring from the Clyde Sea area.
2. To carry out herring larval surveys on Ballantrae Bank and over the lower Clyde area.
3. To collect herring gonads for rearing and histological studies.
4. To test the depth flowmeter being developed by the Laboratory.
Chief scientistDavid W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0379C cruise report cl3_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.75 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde area.
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0379C cruise track — trk2415.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 130
Mammals and reptiles
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 13