FRV Clupea 0186C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0186C
Cruise period1986-01-03 — 1986-01-21
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine trawl catch rates and Nephrops size and sex composition on grounds in the Moray Firth, and the North and South Minches.
2. To study variations in Nephrops catch at different times of the day and night.
3. To study Nephrops distribution and population parameters in relation to sediment characteristics.
Due to bad weather, no work was possible in the South Minch.
Chief scientistColin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0186C cruise report cl1_86.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificMoray Firth/ North Minch
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0186C cruise track — cl1_86track.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 32
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 28
Description: mud samples collected close to the track of 14 trawl stations.