FRV Clupea 0590C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0590C
Cruise period1990-04-30 — 1990-05-09
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
ObjectivesStudy of herring spawning grounds in the Clyde estuary.
Chief scientistPhilip J Copland (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0590C cruise report cl5_90.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde Estuary
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Water samples collected for oxygen analysis at the egg patch at Brown Head.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: Day grab used to verify sediment type.
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: 120 kHz side scan system used for intensive survey of the Ballantrae egg patch.