Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1803C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1803C
Cruise period2003-10-28 — 2003-11-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake fish and sediment sampling in the Clyde and Minch areas in support of the temporal trend and biomarker monitoring studies.
2. To sample Buccinum for the DEFRA TBT effects survey proposed for this year.
3. To undertake sampling of flounder from upper Clyde on behalf of SEPA West.
4. To sample fish livers for Glasgow Caledonian University macroarray assay.
5. To undertake sampling of flounder in St. Andrews Bay (provisional).
6. To undertake biota sampling in support of the MV Jambo monitoring programme (provisional).
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1803C cruise report 1803c.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificSt Andrew's Bay, Clyde and Minch areas
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1803C cruise track — 1803c_track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 32
Description: Pools of 5. Fish flesh and liver fo PAH, trace metal and CB (in liver only)
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 32
Description: Pools of 5. Fish flesh and liver fo PAH, trace metal and CB (in liver only)
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of samples = 32
Description: Pools of 5. Fish flesh and liver fo PAH, trace metal and CB (in liver only)
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 43
Description: Sediment samples for PAH, TBT and PSA
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: number of samples = 337
Description: Buccinium and Neptunia for imposex index rating
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 60
Description: Plasma from male fish for vitellogenin determination
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 32
Description: Pools of 5. Bile for PAH metabolite determination
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 120
Description: Plaice liver for hepatic EROD determination
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 40
Description: Flounder liver for hepatic EROD determination
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of samples = 337
Description: Buccinium and Neptunia for imposex index rating