Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1291C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1291C
Cruise period1991-08-26 — 1991-09-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. To use the RCTV to observe the new pout separator trawls and confirm that they are correctly constructed and rigged.
2. To use the RCTV to study fish behaviour within the trawls.
3. To carry out fishing trials, on suitable fishing grounds, with the nets to assess their efficiency for separating pout from protected species.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1291C cruise report cl12_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOff North East Scotland
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: Fishing trials to assess nets efficiency for separating pout from protected species.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: RCTV used to study fish behaviour within the trawls.