Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 4/61

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier4/61
Cruise period1961-03-13 — 1961-04-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo continue the study of the production of herring larvae on Ballantrae Bank and their subsequent dispersal.
Chief scientistGeorge McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 4/61 cruise report cl4_61.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
BathythermographDescription: Readings taken on lines from Ireland to Mull of Kintyre and across to Clyde.
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: Readings taken on lines from Ireland to Mull of Kintyre and across to Clyde.
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeDescription: Study into the production of herring larvae on Ballantrae Bank and their subsequent dispersal.