Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0196C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0196C
Cruise period1996-01-05 — 1996-01-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo carry out an echo-integrator survey to determine the biomass and distribution of pelagic fish in the Moray Firth and to determine fish species and size composition through trawl sampling. To assess the abundance and distribution of predatory fish by demersal trawl sampling and to collect stomach samples for dietary and food consumption analysis. To determine the numbers and distribution of mammalian and avian predators using transect census methods and to collect observation data regarding diet. To determine spatial variation in water temperature and salinity depth profiles using CTD recorders and to map seabed sediment type using RoxAnn and grab sampling.
Chief scientistSimon Greenstreet (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0196C cruise report cl1_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificInner Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0196C cruise track — cl1_96track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 68
Description: dips
Biology and fisheries 
BirdsDescription: Seabirds
Mammals and reptilesDescription: Seals and cetaceans
Pelagic fishDescription: Trawl hauls
Demersal fishDescription: Trawl hauls
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Description: Echo integration
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: Grabs
Other geological/geophysical measurementsDescription: RoxAnn