FRV Clupea 0980C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1980-09-22 — 1980-10-02|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To assess the fishing performance of the Laboratory's 600 hp semi-pelagic trawl and the WFA rope trawl when fishing for mackerel both by day and by night.
2. To make observations using remote controlled television, of the two gears to check on specific design features.
3. To make observations of fish reaction to the gears.
|Chief scientist||Richard S T Ferro (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Description: Assessing the fishing performance of a 600hp semi-pelagic trawl.|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Bottom photography||Description: RCTV used to observe the performance of the trawl and fish reaction.|