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FRV Clupea 0800C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0800C
Cruise period2000-05-29 — 2000-06-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To study the performance of selective whitefish grids (Eurogrids) using 30 mm and 35 mm bar spacings, with particular reference to water flow and fish behaviour reactions.
2. To obtain underwater film of grid performance when fishing the main commercial North Sea roundfish species, I.e. haddock, whiting, code and saithe.
3. To undertake deck handling trials with centrally hinged grids.
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectGear Research
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0800C cruise report 0800c.pdf — access key 'C' (1.65 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOrkey Isles, Fair Isle, Shetland areas.
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 16
Description: To study the performance of selective whitefish grids (Eurogrids) using 30 mm and 35 mm bar spacings