FRV Clupea 0483C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1983-04-07 — 1983-04-27|
|Port of departure||Greenock, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To develop techniques for measuring netting panel angles and mesh setting angles using the remote controlled television vehicle (RCTV).
2. To develop techniques for measuring the cross-sectional shape of the net using an echosounder mounted on the RCTV.
3. To obtain detailed measurements of the loading and geometry of a pelagic trawl.
Objectives 1 and 2 had to be abandoned because of the winch failure.
|Chief scientist||Richard S T Ferro (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||W. Coast Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 12|
Description: To obtain detailed measurements of the loading and geometry of a pelagic trawl.