FRV Clupea 1698C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1698C
Cruise period1998-09-28 — 1998-10-01
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To obtain demersal fish by trawling along gradients in the Firths of Forth and Tay.
2. To sample these fish for analyses including polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) metabolites in bile, PAHs in flesh and liver and hepatic mixed function oxidase determination.
3. To sample sediments in association with the trawl sites for PAH concentrations.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1698C cruise report cl16_98.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirths of Forth and Tay
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of specimens = 40
Description: plaice sampled for polyaromatic hydrocarbon determination.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 12