FRV Clupea 1286C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1986-10-01 — 1986-10-20|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Greenock, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine Nephrops trawl catch rates, size and sex composition, growth and maturity of Nephrops on grounds in the Moray Firth, North and South Minches, Sound of Jura and the Clyde.
2. To make observations on Nephrops catch variability in relation to depth and time of day/night.
3. To study Nephrops distribution and population parameters in relation to sediment characteristics.
4. To obtain samples of mud sediment for particle size, organic carbon and faunal analysis.
5. To collect Nephrops gut contents for comparison with benthic fauna.
|Chief scientist||Colin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Moray Firth; North and South Minches; Sound of Jura; Clyde|
|Track charts||(0.04 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 44|
Description: Nephrops survey.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 88|
Description: grab samples