Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0997C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0997C
Cruise period1997-06-02 — 1997-06-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. To deploy the RESON SEABAT scanning sonar system in a towed body alongside Clupea for towing trials.
2. To obtain acoustic data on a number of herring shoals in the vertical aspect from an EK500 echosounder and, at the same time, in the horizontal attitude from the RESON system.
3. To obtain integration of schools 100 m from the vessel using a portable system deployed from a small boat.
4. To obtain biological samples from observed shoals by trawling.
Chief scientistEdmund John Simmonds (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0997C cruise report cl9_97.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde estuary
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0997C cruise track — trk4323.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Description: Acoustic scanning sonar