FRV Clupea 1592C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1592C
Cruise period1992-09-30 — 1992-10-21
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To test new DC motors on RCTV.
2. To observe and document the reaction behaviour of small cod within the extension and cod-end regions of a net.
3. To investigate visual illusions as a means of modifying reaction behaviour of fish in cod-ends.
4. To collect and deliver live fish for sonar target strength experiments.
Chief scientistClem S Wardle (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1592C cruise report cl15_92.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth.
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Fish behaviour in codend observed and documented.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Live cod and haddock collected for sonar target strength experiments.