Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1200C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1200C
Cruise period2000-08-17 — 2000-09-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To obtain estimates of distribution and abundance of Nephrops in the Firth of Forth and Moray Firth using underwater cameras.
2. To collect sediment samples at each station.
3. To use trawl caught samples of Nephrops to examine biological features at different sites throughout the survey areas.
4. The TV survey will also be used to collect data on other potential commercial species.
5. Make video observations of crab and lobster habitat using the drop frame.
6. Experiments will be carried out on Nephrops burrow occupancy rates, if time permits.
Chief scientistIan D Tuck (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1200C cruise report 1200c.pdf — access key 'C' (1.37 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth, Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1200C cruise track — trk4489.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 54
Description: Underwater TV station runs in Firth of Forth.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 8
Description: Underwater TV transects across rocky area off Fife Ness.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 45
Description: Underwater TV station runs in Moray Firth.