Cruise summary report
|Ship name||Coral Strand|
|Cruise period||1990-02-19 — 1990-03-10|
|Objectives||Joint cruise with Shemaron.
1. To tag spring spawning herring in the Clyde using Floy T tags.
2. To carry out biological sampling to establish the age and racial structure of the fish being tagged.
|Chief scientist||John A Morrison (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Description: biological sampling of herring to determine age and racial structure of the fish being tagged.|
|Taggings||Quantity: number of specimens = 6500|
Description: herring tagged at 22 locations, with approximately one third being judged to be spring spawners.