Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1384C_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1384C_2
Cruise period1984-10-19 — 1984-10-31
Port of departureUllapool, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistColin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1384C_2 cruise report cl13_84.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificNorth Minch; Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1384C_2 cruise track — trk3089.html
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: distribution,population studies
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: Nephrops studies
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: TV camera monitoring of Nephrops
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: for particle size shear stress, organic carbon and faunal analysis