Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0390C_3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0390C_3
Cruise period1990-03-26 — 1990-04-06
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out egg surveys on Ballantrae Bank using a "Day" grab, ROV "Sea-pup" and divers to map the extent of egg deposition and to obtain quantitative samples for analysis.
2. To use the trawl to sample herring present on the Bank to obtain data on the age structure of the spawning stock.
3. To deploy a time-lapse camera on the bottom in an area in which herring were likely to spawn.
Chief scientistJohn A Morrison (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0390C_3 cruise report cl3_90part3.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Clyde
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0390C_3 cruise track — trk3661.html
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: diver survey for eggs
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 342
Description: Sediment grabs
Bottom photographyDescription: rov and cameras
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: sidescan sonar
Other geological/geophysical measurementsDescription: diver survey