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FRV Clupea 0706C Part 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0706C Part 2
Cruise period2006-06-01 — 2006-06-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesObjectives

1. To carry out a survey of scallop stocks in the North Sea.
2. To collect information on by-catches of other commercial fish and shellfish species.
3. To collect biological data on scallop ring measurements.
4. To collect Galathea sp. samples for DNA testing.

Narrative

The survey recommenced on 1 June with Clupea crossing into the East Coast management area grounds where she continued sampling completing all the stations by 7 June. Thereafter Clupea returned to the north east management area grounds picking up stations missed during the period of bad weather during the first half of the cruise. On 11 June a depletion experiment was carried out to the north of Gardenstown before Clupea returned to Fraserburgh completing the cruise.
Chief scientistTrevor R W Howell (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectMO1TA
Coordinating bodyFRS
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0706C Part 2 cruise report 0706c.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 8736
Description: scallops
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of hauls = 128
Description: scallops