FRV Clupea 1795C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1795C
Cruise period1995-11-01 — 1995-11-10
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnArdrossan, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To undertake intensive RoxAnn and benthic surveys from within the areas delimited by lines drawn between the following positions:
Area 1 - 57º 41.00'N 06º 29.30'W, 57º 41.00'N 06º 38.00'W, 57º 46.00'N 06º 38.00'W, 57º 46.00'N 06º 29.30'W and 57º 41.00'N 06º 29.30'W.
Area 2 - 57º 41.00'N 06º 43.50'W, 57º 41.00'N 06º 52.00'W, 57º 46.00'N 06º 52.00'W, 57º 46.00N 06º 43.50'W and 57º 41.00'N 06º 43.50'W.
Area 3 - 57º 41.00'N 06º 00.00'W, 57º 41.00'N 06º 09.05'W, 57º 46.00'N 06º 09.05'W, 57º 46.00N 06º 00.00'W and 57º 41.00'N 06º 00.00'W.
2. To collect core samples from Loch Duich.
Chief scientistMichael R Robertson (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1795C cruise report cl17_95.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLittle Minch, North Minch, Loch Duich
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 18
Description: Day grab samples.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 3
Description: Gravity cores
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of surveys = 24
Description: Underwater TV to identify and enumerate the benthic communities present.
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of surveys = 3
Description: five by five mile boxes surveyed using RoxAnn.