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FRV Clupea 1403C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1403C
Cruise period2003-08-28 — 2003-09-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect samples of 0-group cod, haddock and whiting for otolith studies and genetic analysis from the Moray Firth, Shetland, North and South Minches.
2. To tag cod for investigations of their movements. Tagging will involve both conventional and data storage tags.
Chief scientistIain M Gibb (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1403C cruise report 1403c.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificMoray Firth, Shetland, North and South Minches, Orkney, Buchan
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1403C cruise track — 1403ctrack.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 37
Description: Minilogger deployment on trawl; temperature & depth only, set at 30 second intervals
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 410
Description: Haddock (total length, total & gutted weights, otoliths and skin tissue) from 37 hauls with BT 158 trawl
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 500
Description: Whiting (Total length, total & gutted weights, otoliths and skin tissue) from 37 hauls with BT 158 trawl
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 530
Description: Cod (Total length, total & gutted weights, otoliths and gill tissue) from 37 hauls with BT 158 trawl