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Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0378C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0378C
Cruise period1978-04-24 — 1978-05-05
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To undertake a survey of the Pandalus borealis stocks on the Fladen ground.
2. To assess, using underwater television and still cameras the density and behaviour of Pandalus.
3. To undertake a Pandalid larval survey.
4. To undertake some exploratory dredge hauls for scallops on Bennachie Bank.
5. To undertake trials of the Deck Recording Depth Flowmeter.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0378C cruise report cl3_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.50 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFladen ground, Bennachie Bank.
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0378C cruise track — trk2265.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 8
Description: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 14
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 4
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Description: population studies,physiology
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 4