Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1294C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1294C
Cruise period1994-06-10 — 1994-06-29
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the distribution of pelagic phase juvenile gadoids in the northern North Sea.
2. To collect samples of haddock for otolith and molecular studies.
3. To collect samples of sandeels for molecular studies.
4. To collect live specimens of juvenile haddock for aquarium studies.
5. To collect a sample of seawater for radio-caesium monitoring.
Chief scientistPeter J Wright (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Project0-Group Gadoid Survey
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1294C cruise report cl12_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorthern North Sea
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1294C cruise track — trk4106.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 36
Description: salinity calibration samples
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 37
Description: Dips Chelsea CTD
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityDescription: Radio-caesium sample collected during passage through the Pentland Firth.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: Methot net tows
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 42
Description: 1 hourr trawl hauls PT154