FRV Clupea 0591C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1991-03-25 — 1991-04-03|
|Port of departure||Ardrossan, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To develop a species selective trawl for industrial fishing where industrial species will be held in one cod-end and protected species diverted into a second cod-end.
2. To study the geometry of the net in shallow water using diving techniques.
3. To study fish reactions to the separating panel fitted in the commercial pout trawl using the RCTV in deep water.
|Chief scientist||John Main (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Off coast of Ardrossan and south east of Barra Head|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 18|
Description: Development of a species selective trawl.
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Description: Fish reactions to separating panel fitted in the commercial pout trawl studied using the RCTV.|