FRV Clupea 0687C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1987-05-18 — 1987-06-02|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine Nephrops trawl catch rates, sex and size composition, and growth and maturity on the Farn Deeps.
2. To determine Pandalus catch rates and sex and size composition on the same grounds.
3. To study Nephrops distribution in relation to sediment characterisitics.
4. To obtain sediment samples for particle size, organic carbon and faunal analysis.
5. To obtain underwater television and photographic records of Nephrops and Pandalus on the Farn Deeps.
|Chief scientist||F Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|Track charts||(0.03 MB)|
|Radioactivity||Description: water samples for radio caesium analysis.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 16|
Description: Each haul lasting one hour.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 26|
Description: Sediment grab samples sent for particle size and organic carbon analysis.
|Bottom photography||Description: Camera sledge carrying television and still cameras.|