Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 9/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier9/69
Cruise period1969-08-12 — 1969-08-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1) To sample concentrations of spawning herring in the north-western North Sea
2) Plankton samples were taken en route from Buckie to the Shetland area
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 9/69 cruise report cl9_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShetland and Orkney.
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of measurements = 10
Description: Mid-water trawl shots on grounds between Fetlar and Sumburgh. 35 herring taken in the pelagic trawl hauls. Considerable quantities in several hauls of haddock, whiting and dogfish were caught
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: 2 bottom trawl hauls Sandwick Bay-Mousa area, 2 at grounds east of Orkney. In one haul, 15 baskets of haddock, whiting and small lemon sole were caught, and in one haul, 35 baskets of haddock and whiting were taken
Demersal fishQuantity: number of measurements = 10
Description: Mid-water trawl shots on grounds between Fetlar and Sumburgh. 35 herring taken in the pelagic trawl hauls. Considerable quantities in several hauls of haddock, whiting and dogfish were caught
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: 2 bottom trawl hauls Sandwick Bay-Mousa area, 2 at grounds east of Orkney. In one haul, 15 baskets of haddock, whiting and small lemon sole were caught, and in one haul, 35 baskets of haddock and whiting were taken