FRV Clupea 1285C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1985-10-16 — 1985-11-04|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine trawl catch rates and Nephrops size and sex composition on grounds in the Moray Firth, and North and South Minches.
2. To obtain underwater television and photographic records of Nephrops burrows in the same areas.
3. To study variations in Nephrops catch at different times of day/night.
4. To study Nephrops distribution and population parameters in relation to sediment characteristics.
|Chief scientist||F Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
|Specific||Moray Firth/ Minches|
|Track charts||(0.03 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Description: nephrops survey.|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Description: samples collected for particle size, organic carbon and faunal analysis.|