Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1303C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1303C
Cruise period2003-08-11 — 2003-08-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To obtain estimates of distribution and abundance of Nephrops in the North Minch 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. To make video observations of crab and lobster habitat using the drop frame, if time permits.
Chief scientistJames A M Kinnear (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1303C cruise report 1303c.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificNorth Minch; Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1303C cruise track — 1303ctrack.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 10
Description: Trawls for Nephrops
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 67
Description: sediment samples
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 67
Description: TV camera stations
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
1  Paddle wheel current meter
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
6361632003-08-11 16:40  — 2003-09-10 14:40 57° 44' 0" N  5° 47' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 636163