Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0185C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0185C
Cruise period1985-01-16 — 1985-01-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To test a 20fm Nephrops trawl fitted with separator panel.
2. To determine catch rates, size composition and maturity of Nephrops in small and standard mesh trawls in the Moray Firth and North Minch.
3. To determine catch rates and species composition of fish by-catches in these areas.
4. To study growth of Nephrops in different parts of the Moray Firth and North Minch.
5. To determine the incidence of the Nephrops gut parasite Stichocotyle nephropis in these areas.
6. To obtain mud samples for particle size, shear stress, organic carbon and faunal analysis.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0185C cruise report cl1_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth/ Minches
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0185C cruise track — cl1_85track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityDescription: Radio-caesium analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: Grainsize, shear stress, organic carbon and faunal analysis
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 30
Description: for Nephrops
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: Grainsize, shear stress, organic carbon and faunal analysis