Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 3/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier3/70
Cruise period1970-02-23 — 1970-03-24
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a herring egg survey on Ballantrae Bank.
2. To survey the Ballantrae Bank area for herring larvae to assess larval production.
3. To measure the availability of suitable food for herring larvae.
4. To carry out tests of the relative efficiencies of the standard Gulf III sampler and the Dutch and German versions of this sampler.

A series of underwater photographs were taken of the sea bed to supplement the information obtained by grab. During the period of the egg survey, plankton hauls were made over the Bank.
Chief scientistIan G Baxter (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 3/70 cruise report cl3_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank.