FRV Clupea 0296C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0296C
Cruise period1996-02-01 — 1996-02-14
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To assess the significance of light levels in determining night and day selectivity mechanisms affecting fish in cod-ends.
2. To assess and quantify escape behaviour in square mesh extensions in relation to fish encounter rate and tail-beat frequency.
3. To assess small fish escape routes at night using small mesh pocket covers.
4. To develop and test a low light level video flash technique for photographing fish in cod-ends.
Chief scientistC W Glass (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0296C cruise report cl2_96.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Develop and testing low light video flash technique.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Fish escape behaviour from cod-end