FRV Clupea 0591C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0591C
Cruise period1991-03-25 — 1991-04-03
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistJohn Main (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0591C cruise report cl5_91.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificOff coast of Ardrossan and south east of Barra Head
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: Development of a species selective trawl.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Fish reactions to separating panel fitted in the commercial pout trawl studied using the RCTV.