Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 2/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier2/68
Cruise period1968-02-19 — 1968-04-09
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAyr, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To carry out a herring egg survey on Ballantrae Bank.
2. To study the dispersion and drift of herring larvae from the Bank in collaboration with "Scotia", and to obtain measures of growth and mortality of the larvae.
3. To obtain ripe herring from trammel net hauls for artificial fertilisation and to set anchored cages for studies on egg and larval development.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 2/68 cruise report cl2_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of deployments = 24
Description: Cages for the studies on egg and larval development were anchored on the south side of Lamlash Bay
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of measurements = 1.5
Description: Crans of ripe and running herring obtained from the trammel nets hauled from Ballantrae Bank. Gonads were selcted for artificail fertilisation