Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1180C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1180C
Cruise period1980-11-04 — 1980-11-19
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistMartin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1180C cruise report cl11_80.pdf — access key 'C' (1.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Clyde/ North Channel
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1180C cruise track — trk2562a.html
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 7
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 8
Description: discoloured water
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 46
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 29
Description: distribution,population structures