Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 8/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier8/69
Cruise period1969-07-03 — 1969-07-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1) Herring tagging in the north-western North Sea from purse seine catches
2) Sonar practice with targets was carried out in sheltered inshore waters
Chief scientistIan G Baxter (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 8/69 cruise report cl8_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificShetland fishing grounds.
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of measurements = 6
Description: The purse seine was shot at the Shetland herring fishing grounds. Small catches of haddock were obtained.
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 5
Description: Herring caught and tagged between Fetlar and Out Skerries