FRV Clupea 0195C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0195C
Cruise period1995-01-09 — 1995-01-23
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To calibrate the Roxann bottom echo analyser.
2. To conduct echo-integrator and trawl surveys of the Moray Firth to determine the biomass and distribution of squid and pelagic fish species.
3. In the event of spawning squid concentrations being found, to collect plankton samples using a small Methot samples
4. To evaluate jig fishing for squid at selected locations.
Chief scientistD N MacLennan (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), R Derek Galbraith (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0195C cruise report cl1_95.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth and Cromarty Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: pelagic hauls.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 9
Description: demersal hauls.
MolluscsDescription: assessing abundance of cephalopods.
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.