FRV Clupea 0574C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1974-04-30 — 1974-05-17|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine and compare the engineering characteristics of the MK3C and MK2C pelagic trawls.
2. To use and evaluate instruments which locate the net with respect to the ship when she is manouvering.
3. To locate blue whiting shoals and to study their behaviour when Explorer is trawling through them using Sonar.
4. To study the handling of large pelagic gears on side trawlers using a power block.
|Chief scientist||S T Ronald de Silva (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Biology and fisheries|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Description: deep scattering layers|