Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1/67
Cruise period1967-02-06 — 1967-03-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAyr, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a herring egg survey on Ballantrae Bank.
2. To collaborate with FRV Scotia in sampling herring lavae in the vicinity of Ballantrae Bank.
3. To obtain ripe herring from trammel net hauls for artificial fertilisation and to study their development and that of hatched larvae in anchored cages.

Plankton hauls were made.
Chief scientistIan G Baxter (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1/67 cruise report cl1_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of experiments = 10
Description: Rearing cages with about 200 fertilised eggs in each were anchored about 1/4 mile offshore at Currarie Port.
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: A small number of eggs were obtaned to the north-west position of the 1966 egg patch from 2 hauls. Some eggs were also taken ina haul made at the southeren edge of the 1966 patch