Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 2/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier2/71
Cruise period1971-02-22 — 1971-04-16
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnCampbeltown, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a herring egg survey on Ballantrae Bank.
2. To survey the Ballantrae Bank for herring larvae to assess larval production.
3. To carry out an intensive larval survey for herring larvae off the south coast of Arran to determine the importance of herring spawning in this area.
Chief scientistIan G Baxter (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 2/71 cruise report cl2_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 7
Description: 2 top & bottom only
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 7
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 471
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 100