FRV Clupea 0583C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0583C
Cruise period1983-05-05 — 1983-05-25
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To tag sandeel (A. marinus) in the Orkney-Shetland area.
2. To investigate the distribution of sandeel (A. marinus) in Orkney-Shetland waters outwith the recognised fishing grounds.
3. To collect samples of bottom sediment on sandeel fishing grounds for particle size analyses.
4. To collect samples of "queens" (Chalmys opercularis) and bottom sediment from within Sullom Voe for hydrocarbon monitoring.
5. To collect a sample of water for radio-caesium monitoring.
Chief scientistJ A Gauld (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0583C cruise report cl5_83.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0583C cruise track — trk2994.html
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 18
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: number of hauls = 6
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 21
TaggingsQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 10