FRV Clupea 1384C_2
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1984-10-19 — 1984-10-31|
|Port of departure||Ullapool, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine catch rates, size, composition and maturity of Nephrops in small and standard-mesh trawls in the Moray Firth and North Minch.
2. To determine catch rates and species composition of fish by-catches in these areas.
3. To study growth of Nephrops in different parts of the Moray Firth and North Minch.
4. To examine by means of cameras mounted on a towed sledge the Nephrops populations in these areas.
5. To obtain mud samples for particle size, shear stress, organic carbon and faunal analysis.
|Chief scientist||Colin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
|Specific||North Minch; Moray Firth|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of stations = 24|
Description: distribution,population studies
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 20|
Description: Nephrops studies
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Description: TV camera monitoring of Nephrops|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 24|
Description: for particle size shear stress, organic carbon and faunal analysis