FRV Clupea 0585C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0585C
Cruise period1985-04-24 — 1985-05-09
Port of returnStornoway, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out instrumented gear trials on the proposed "Clupea" survey gear Chalut 28.90/37.10 (BT159).
2. To measure net drag using rubber disc, rockhopper and bobbin footropes with the above trawl on both soft and firm bottom.
3. To test a new system of in-line warp load measurement where tension meters are shackled directly into specially prepared warps.
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0585C cruise report cl5_85.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Specificoff Stornoway
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20