FRV Clupea 0390C_1
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1990-03-12 — 1990-03-18|
|Port of departure||Ardrossan, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Ardrossan, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To make a collection of gonads and fertilise eggs from herring caught on Ballantrae Bank.
2. To set up a trisponder system and to deploy a current meter and time-lapse camera on Ballantrae Bank.
3. To carry out trawling for pre-spawning Clyde herring.
4. To make pre-spawning diving, grab and TV surveys of the Ballantrae Bank spawning ground and to deploy apparatus on the sea bed.
|Chief scientist||John Gamble (Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science)|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Firth of Clyde|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 2|
Description: reverser stations
|Current meters||Quantity: number of stations = 1|
Description: 21 days
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 2|
Description: herring eggs
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 2|
Description: grab stations
|Other geological/geophysical measurements||Quantity: number of stations = 2|
Description: bottom samples by diver
|Moorings, landers, buoys|
|Current meters||55° 7' 0" N 5° 1' 59" W — 21 days record|