FRV Clupea 0392C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0392C
Cruise period1992-02-24 — 1992-03-07
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnScrabster, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To measure the flow distribution and efficiency of a Methot sampling net.
2. To carry out engineering trials on a new dual-net mini-Methot sampling.
3. To conduct instrumented trials with a standard Gulf 3 sampler.
4. To carry out trials and development of the Seametrix through-water command and telemetry system for multi-net samplers.
5. To calibrate speed logs, load cels and depth meters.
6. To evaluate the Trackpoint 2 system and to integrate it with surface navigation equipment.
7. To carry out trials with the SRD cod-end diameter measuring system.
8. To obtain water samples and core samples for the PSP monitoring system.
Chief scientistGordon G Urquhart (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0392C cruise report cl3_92.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sound, Orkney
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 8
Description: to be analysed for the PSP monitoring programme.
Gear research