FRV Clupea 1492C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1492C
Cruise period1992-09-03 — 1992-09-20
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To evaluate a grid system where the grid could be quickly removed before the trawl passess onto the net drum
2. To investigate the size selection of species passing through a grid system.
3. To film fish reactions to the grid system, using both the RCTV and diving techniques. Water flow to be recorded in the vicinity of the grid system using both flow meters and dye pack.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1492C cruise report cl14_92.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOrkney Islands.
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Investigating the size selection of species passing through a grid system using RCTV and diving techniques.