FRV Clupea 1189C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1989-09-18 — 1989-10-05|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine trawl catch rates, sex and size composition, growth and maturity of Nephrops on grounds in the Moray Firth, the Noup and the North Minch.
2. To study Nephrops distributed in relation to sediment characteristics.
3. To obtain sediment samples for particle size, organic carbon and faunal analysis.
4. To undertake a photographic survey of selected Nephrops grounds.
|Chief scientist||F Godfrey Howard (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
|Specific||Moray Firth, the Noup and the North Minch|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 33|
Description: one hour hauls. Nephrops survey.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 2|
Description: Day grabs
|Bottom photography||Description: A sledge carrying still and video cameras was towed over selected stations.|