FRV Clupea 0907C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||2007-06-18 — 2007-07-07|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
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.
The scientific staff joined FRV Clupea at 1000 hours on 18 June and sailed from Fraserburgh at just before midday. Sampling began to the East of Fraserburgh shortly afterwards and Clupea continued to cover the East coast management area grounds over the following 6 days. The survey then went on to cover the North East management area until the half landing on 28 June. The survey recommenced on the 29 June with Clupea returning to the North East management area grounds. On 6 July, Clupea returned to Fraserburgh completing the cruise.
|Chief scientist||Sharon Davis (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Trevor R W Howell (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise programme||(0.01 MB)|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
|Specific||Firth of Forth to the Orkneys|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 123|
Description: Dredge hauls for scallops (and other commercial fish and shellfish)