Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 3/61

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier3/61
Cruise period1961-02-27 — 1961-03-12
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo study the production and subsequent dispersal of herring larvae in the Clyde.

Trammel nets were shot on Ballentrae Bank to produce ripe gonads but were unccessful. Trawls obtained spawning fish.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 3/61 cruise report cl3_61.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 8
Description: Hatching grid completed on Ballantrae Bank and over the Pladda spawning grounds