Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1692C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1692C
Cruise period1992-10-30 — 1992-11-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To take sediment samples at set stations between Aberdeen and the Firth of Forth to examine for dinoflagellate cyst distribution.
2. To take sediment samples in the Moray Firth and around the Orkneys to examine for dinoflagellate cyst distribution.
3. To take integrated water samples for plankton analysis.
4. To examine dinoflagellate cysts for evidence of microbiological activity.
5. To creel for velvet crabs.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1692C cruise report cl16_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificAberdeen and Firth of Forth, Moray Firth and Orkney
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1692C cruise track — trk3889.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 68
Description: sediment and water samples
Benthic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 68
Description: sediment and water samples
CrustaceansDescription: Creel catches for crustaceans.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 68
Description: sediment and water samples