FRV Clupea 0400C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||2000-03-02 — 2000-03-13|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey of scallop stocks in Shetland waters.
2. To collect biological data on scallop growth rates and component tissue weights.
3. To sample by-catch species and make Whelk morphometric measurements.
During the survey 41 dredge hauls were made, each of duration 30 minutes. 2855 scallops were caught and measured. Catch rates were calculated from various areas around Shetland. 4 hauls were used for growth measurements and another 4 were used for meat weight measurements.
|Chief scientist||Sharon Davis (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Coordinating body||Marine Lab SLA|
|Cruise report||(1.57 MB)|
|Specific||NE of Sumburgh; E. Shetland|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 6|
Description: Water bottles, Water samples
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of samples = 8|
Description: scallop samples for ASP/ PSP testing
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of hauls = 41|
Description: Scallop age, length, weight and growth rate