FRV Clupea 1180C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1980-11-04 — 1980-11-19|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the distribution and abundance of herring larvae in the outer reaches of the Firth of Clyde.
2. To survey the distribution and abundance of young herring and sprats in the Clyde with an echo-sounder and midwater trawl.
3. To investigate the biological composition of young herring and sprats in the Clyde.
4. To investigate the residue burden of organic pollutants in herring samples, water samples and bottom sediments in the Clyde.
|Chief scientist||Martin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(1.21 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Firth of Clyde/ North Channel|
|Bottom deposits||Quantity: number of samples = 7|
|Other contaminant measurements||Quantity: number of samples = 8|
Description: discoloured water
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of hauls = 46|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 29|
Description: distribution,population structures