FRV Clupea 0399C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0399C
Cruise period1999-02-22 — 1999-03-04
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate cod-end dynamics and in particular to examine the relationship between cod-end pulsing, vessel motion, sea state, towing speed and catch size.
2. To investigate the dependence of cod-end selectivity on year class.
Chief scientistF G O'Neill (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0399C cruise report 0399c.pdf (0.73 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: trawl BT 158 with a rockhopper ground gear.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: RCTV used to observe and record the cod-end motion.