Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0592C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0592C
Cruise period1992-03-23 — 1992-04-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnUllapool, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To use the RCTV to observe two experimental Norway pout trawls and confirm that they are correctly constructed and rigged. One has a grid system and the other a square mesh windw in order to separate Norway pout from human consumption species.
2. To use the RCTV to study fish behaviour within the trawls.
3. To carry out fishing trials, on suitable fishing grounds in the Minch or Barra area to assess the efficiency of the experimental designs in separating pout from protected species.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0592C cruise report cl5_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificMinch, Barra
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: to assess the efficiency of the experimental designs in separating pout from protected species.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: RCTV used to observe fish behaviour within the trawls.