Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1395C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1395C
Cruise period1995-08-10 — 1995-08-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake an intensive benthic and RoxAnn survey in an area enclosed by lines drawn between 56º 45'N 06º 30'W, 56º 45'N 07º 00'W, 57º 15'N 06º 30'W and 56º 45'N 06º 30'W.
2. To carry out benthic sampling for the Quality Status Review (QSR).
3. To carry out a RoxAnn survey of Loch Duich.
4. To collect live copepods for filming.
Chief scientistMichael R Robertson (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1395C cruise report cl13_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificSouth west of Skye, Kyle of Lochalsh, Loch Duich, off Wick
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1395C cruise track — cl13_95track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 8
Description: sampled for benthic infauna.
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 15
Description: Agassiz trawls to identify and enumerate the benthic communities.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 15
Description: Agassiz trawls to identify and enumerate the benthic communities.
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: number of surveys = 6
Description: five-mile by five-mile boxes surveyed using RoxAnn.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 118
Description: Day grab
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 11
Description: TV tows.
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of surveys = 6
Description: five-mile by five-mile boxes surveyed using RoxAnn.