FRV Clupea 0487C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1987-03-30 — 1987-04-17|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To film using the RCTV, two commercial codends having features which may interfere with their selection characteristics.
2. To film a selection of diamond and square mesh codends and extension pieces with features designed to improve their selection characteristics.
3. To film engineering instruments in place on a trawl gear.
4. To film and compare the engineering performance of two trawls, one having 30% more meshes round its mouth.
|Chief scientist||Jack H B Robertson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.05 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Flannan Isles; North Coast; Minches or Orkney|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Description: Filming the performance of various trawls and instruments to discover where improvements can be made.|