FRV Clupea 0499C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0499C
Cruise period1999-03-11 — 1999-03-23
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey of scallop stocks in Shetland waters and Moray Firth.
2. To collect biological data on scallop growth rates and component tissue weights.
3. To sample by-catch species and make morphometric measurements on whelks.
Chief scientistSharon Davis (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0499C cruise report 0499c.pdf (1.76 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificShetland, Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0499C cruise track — 0499ctrack.pdf (0.17 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 82
Description: dredge hauls for scallops.