FRV Clupea 1084C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1984-08-21 — 1984-09-04|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To locate herring spawning grounds to the west of South Uist and investigate the population characteristics of the fish found there.
2. To investigate the hydrographic conditions which may affect the rate of dispersal of herring larvae produced to the west of South Uist.
3. To investigate the growth, survival and predator/prey relationships of herring larvae.
4. To obtain live, fertilized herring eggs for experiments to be carried out at the Loch Ewe field station.
|Chief scientist||Mike R Heath (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||W. of South Uist|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 42|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: number of samples = 135|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of samples = 107|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 5|