FRV Clupea 1283C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1983-11-03 — 1983-11-18|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Greenock, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To survey the distribution and abundance of young herring and sprats in the Clyde with an echo-sounder and mid-water trawl.
2. To investigate the biological composition of young herring and sprats in the Clyde.
3. To compare catch rates of PT154 and PT163 pelagic trawls.
4. To carry out an acoustic survey to estimate herring biomass in the Clyde.
5. To investigate the availability and abundance of suitably sized organisms in the Clyde for use as diet for ranched salmon.
|Chief scientist||Martin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 31|
Description: biomass determination