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Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0194C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0194C
Cruise period1994-01-06 — 1994-01-20
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo carry out an echo-integrator survey to determine the biomass and distribution of pelagic fish in the Moray Firth and to determine fish species and size composition through trawl sampling. To assess predatory fish abundance and distribution through demersal trawl sampling and to collect stomach samples for dietary and food consumption analysis. To determine the numbers and distribution of mammalian and avian predators using transect census methods and to record instances of seabirds carrying prey items.
Chief scientistSimon Greenstreet (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0194C cruise report cl1_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0194C cruise track — trk4065a.html FRV Clupea 0194C cruise track — trk4065b.html
Biology and fisheries 
Mammals and reptilesDescription: cetaceans and seals
Pelagic fishDescription: International Young Gadoid Pelagic Trawl
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 16
Description: Jackson Rockhopper trawl hauls
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.