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Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0390C_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0390C_1
Cruise period1990-03-12 — 1990-03-18
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnArdrossan, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistJohn Gamble (Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0390C_1 cruise report cl3_90part1.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Clyde
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: reverser stations
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 21 days
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: herring eggs
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: grab stations
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: bottom samples by diver
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters55° 7' 0" N  5° 1' 59" W — 21 days record