Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0973C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0973C
Cruise period1973-08-27 — 1973-09-27
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo carry out a herring larval and hydrographic survey off the north and east coasts of Scotland.
Chief scientistDavid W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), George McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0973C cruise report cl9_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShetland and Orkney and the Buchan area
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 50
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 50
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 50
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 50
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 50
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 50
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 395
Description: herring larvae survey