Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0496C_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0496C_2
Cruise period1996-03-15 — 1996-03-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesObjectives - Part 2:
1. Monitor the performance of the remote controlled TV vehicle during use on a standard fishing gear.
2. Compare a DC motor drive system with the existing AC drivers with the aim of reducing video interference.
3. Assess the performance of new instrumentation and acoustic scanner.
Chief scientistChris D Hall (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0496C_2 cruise report cl4_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificCromarty and Moray Firth
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: water samples taken
Gear researchDescription: performance trials on Dual Methot net
Gear researchDescription: SIMRAD acoustic scanner tested
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyDescription: RCTV towed with AC and DC motots attached