Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 15/63

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier15/63
Cruise period1963-11-17 — 1963-12-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. To carry out mesh-selection experiments using different coloured Ulstron and nylon drift nets of cross-woven mesh.
2. To tag herring using spaghetti tags. Not carried out

Echo-surveys were carried out. Drift nets shot near the commercial herring fleet.
Chief scientistTom Bruce (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 15/63 cruise report cl15_63.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificNorth Minch
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: activity duration in days = 2
Description: Mesh-selection experiment