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Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0479C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0479C
Cruise period1979-04-16 — 1979-04-27
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To compare the selectivity of two Danish shrimp trawls, one with a 25mm mesh cod end, the other with a 35mm mesh cod end.
2. To study the distribution and abundance of Pandalus borealis andNephrops at Fladen.
3. To study the distribution and abundance of Pandalus larvae at Fladen and the Farn Deeps.
4. To study the density and behaviour of Pandalus in the Farn Deeps.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0479C cruise report cl4_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.81 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFladen, Farn Deeps.
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0479C cruise track — trk2416.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Pelagic fishDescription: population structures
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 10
Gear research