FRV Clupea 0788C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1988-07-25 — 1988-08-12|
|Port of departure||Greenock, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine Nephrops trawl catch rates, sex and size composition, growth and maturity on grounds in the Clyde, Sound of Jura and the Minches.
2. To study Nephrops distribution in relation to sediment characteristics.
3. To obtain television and photographic records of Nephrops.
4. To obtain sediment samples for particle size, organic carbon and faunal analysis.
|Chief scientist||F Godfrey Howard (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Clyde;Sound of Jura; Minches|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 3|
Description: water samples taken for radio-caesium analysis.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 29|
Description: Nephrops survey.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 58|
Description: Sediment samples taken using Day grab for particle size and organic carbon content analysis.
|Bottom photography||Description: Sledge carrying still and video cameras was towed over selected stations.|