FRV Clupea 0789C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0789C
Cruise period1989-06-12 — 1989-06-27
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct selection experiments using a a 400hp divided trawl to assess the difference in selection at two towing speeds.
2. To investigate the influence of flow and codend shape on the escape of fish from codends.
3. To investigate the relationship between codend mouth diameter and codend parameters.
Chief scientistRichard S T Ferro (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0789C cruise report cl7_89.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOrkney/Shetland areas
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: Assessing different methods of rigging codends to change flow characteristics.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 19
Description: fish behaviour in codends.