FRV Clupea 0195C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1995-01-09 — 1995-01-23|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||D 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 report||(0.12 MB)|
|Specific||Moray Firth and Cromarty Firth|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 3|
Description: pelagic hauls.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 9|
Description: demersal hauls.
|Molluscs||Description: assessing abundance of cephalopods.|
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.|