Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 3/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier3/72
Cruise period1972-04-17 — 1972-04-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. To calibrate the counting echosounder against known targets.
2. To assess the Marconi Digital sonar.

The echo level distributions obtained from standard targets at knon density were ascertained and they provide a reference for all future work. An echo survey for herring of the areas from 60 degrees to 60 degrees 30 minutes North and eastwards to 2 degrees East, and 20 miles east of Wick was carried out.
Chief scientistRobert E Craig (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 3/72 cruise report cl3_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificEast of Shetland, east of Wick and Loch Ness.