Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1498C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1498C
Cruise period1998-08-14 — 1998-08-31
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To obtain estimates of distribution and abundance of Nephrops in the Firth of Clyde and South Minch using underwater cameras (if time permits stations in the North Minch will be sampled).
2. To collect sediment samples at each station.
3. To use trawl caught samples of Nephrops to examine biological features at different sites throughout the survey areas.
4. The TV survey will also be used to collect data on other potential commercial species.
Chief scientistJames A M Kinnear (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1498C cruise report cl14_98.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Clyde, South Minch, North Minch
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1498C cruise track — trk4376.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 6
Description: 30minute Trawls - Nephrops
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of deployments = 98
Description: Tows - Sledge Mounted Video Camera - Nephrop Burrow Density
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 98
Description: Grabs - Sediment Particle Size and Carbon Content
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 98
Description: Tows - Sledge Mounted Video Camera - Nephrop Burrow Density