FRV Clupea 1581C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1581C
Cruise period1981-10-26 — 1981-11-18
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the distribution and abundance of young herring and sprats in the Clyde with an echo sounder and mid-water trawl.
2. To investigate the biological composition of young herring and sprats in the Clyde.
3. To carry out an acoustic survey for herring in the Clyde.
4. To investigate the residue burden of organic pollutants in herring samples, water samples and bottom sediments in the Clyde.
Chief scientistMartin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1581C cruise report cl15_81.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1581C cruise track — trk2721.html
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 32