Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1201C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1201C
Cruise period2001-08-27 — 2001-09-10
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. To TV survey will also be used to collect data on other potential commercial species.
5. Make video observations of crab and lobster habitat off Fife Ness using the drop frame.
6. Collect Nephrops burrow density data and biological samples for baseline survey of Inchkeith area in Firth of Forth for Environmental Protection Group.
Chief scientistIan D Tuck (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1201C cruise report 1201c.pdf — access key 'C' (1.26 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth and Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1201C cruise track — 1201ctrack.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 49
Description: TV survey stations and sediment grabs in Firth of Forth.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 31
Description: TV survey stations and sediment grabs in Moray Firth.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 31
Description: TV survey stations and sediment grabs in Moray Firth.