FRV Clupea 0188C_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0188C_1
Cruise period1988-03-14 — 1988-03-18
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To obtain samples of spawning herring at Ballantrae in order to establish the age structure of the spawning stock and to obtain gonads for fecundity investigations.
2. To obtain samples of ripe herring for egg fertilisation to provide material for larval experiments at Loch Ewe.
3. To carry out a limited grab survey of Ballantrae Bank.
Chief scientistJohn A Morrison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0188C_1 cruise report cl1_88part1.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank; Loch Ewe; Garroch Head dumpsite
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0188C_1 cruise track — cl1_88_part1track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 73
Description: Day grab