FRV Clupea 0278C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1978-02-14 — 1978-04-20|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To sample the spring spawning herring stock in the Clyde.
2. To carry out intensive larval survays on Ballantrae Bank to estimate herring larval production in the area.
3. To carry out larval surveys over the Lower Clyde area to provide information on the distribution of herring larvae in areas other than Ballantrae Bank.
4. To obtain eggs and sperm for herring rearing experiments.
5. To test the plankton sampler monitoring equipment being developed in the laboratory.
|Chief scientist||David W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.57 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Clyde, Ballantrae Bank.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of hauls = 288|
|Mammals and reptiles|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 43|