Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0483C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0483C
Cruise period1983-04-07 — 1983-04-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. 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 scientistRichard S T Ferro (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0483C cruise report cl4_83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificW. Coast Scotland
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: To obtain detailed measurements of the loading and geometry of a pelagic trawl.