FRV Clupea 0686C_2
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1986-05-14 — 1986-05-20|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To compare the separation between codend and cover when using diamond and square mesh covers.
2. To film the effect on small mesh codend cover shape of speed changes between 2 and 3.5 knots to ascertain possible codend selection variation caused by codend and cover separation.
3. To measure the mesh opening of a codend with half the normal number of meshes on its circumference.
4. To film and measure the engineering performance of a twin trawl with a view to using it for comparative fishing experiments.
5. To film a tapered square mesh codend.
|Chief scientist||R Derek Galbraith (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||North Minch/ Flannan Isles|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Description: Comparisons of different cod-ends and the performance of a twin trawl.|