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FRV Clupea 1290C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1290C
Cruise period1990-10-22 — 1990-11-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To study the relation between net design, codend geometry and water flow through the codend using underwater television and a new acoustic instrument for measuring codend width during fishing.
2. To measure the selectivity of a codend with different mouth geometries.
3. To obtain film of Norway pout during the capture process to provide design criteria for a Norway pout separator trawl. No film obtained due to poor weather.
Chief scientistRichard S T Ferro (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1290C cruise report cl12_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOrkney, Shetland
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Measuring the selectivity of codend with different mouth geometries.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Study of the relationship between net design, codend geometry and water flow through the codend using underwater television.