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Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0979C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0979C
Cruise period1979-07-17 — 1979-07-27
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 and Nephrops at Fladen.
3. To make photographic observations on the density and behaviour of Pandalus on the Farn Deeps.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0979C cruise report cl9_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.75 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0979C cruise track — cl9_79track.pdf (0.68 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 5
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 6
Description: population & environments,behaviour