Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 7/66

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier7/66
Cruise period1966-06-06 — 1966-06-30
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
ObjectivesCollection of lobster data, crab fishing and scallop dredging. A sample of mussles from Stromness Pier was examined for the parasite Mytilicola intestinalis.
Chief scientistC Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 7/66 cruise report cl7_66.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 48
Description: Taken by 6 foot dredge for scallops
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 1335
Description: Lobsters from commercial cathes were sexed and measured and total weights were taken. Of these 426 were male, and 909 females.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of measurements = 6
Description: 6 fleets, each of 8 creels with 5 1/2 eyes were used throughtout the cruise for Crabs. In each fleet, 4 creels had shuttered eyes and 4 were open; of each 4 creels 2 were baited with fresh fish and 2 with salt mackerel.