FRV Clupea 0986C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1986-07-23 — 1986-07-30|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine trawl catch rates and Nephrops size and sex composition on grounds in the North and South Minches, and the Moray Firth.
2. To study variations in Nephrops catch at different times of the day and night.
3. To study Nephrops distribution and population parameters in relation to sediment characteristics.
|Chief scientist||F Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
|Specific||N. & S. Minches/ Moray Firth|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Description: Various species of Cephalopods were preserved for later analysis.|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 21|
Description: 15 half hour and six one hour trawls for Nephrops.