FRV Clupea 0186C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1986-01-03 — 1986-01-21|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Colin J Chapman (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/ North Minch|
|Track charts||(0.07 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 32|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 28|
Description: mud samples collected close to the track of 14 trawl stations.