FRV Clupea 0380C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0380C
Cruise period1980-04-01 — 1980-04-25
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the engineering performance of an experimental three bridle trawl.
2. To conduct comparative trials with two GOV trawls of similar design, one constructed in nylon, the other in polythene.
3. To obtain underwater videotape recordings of the above gears using the RCTV (Remote Controlled towed TV Vehicle)
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0380C cruise report cl3_80.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificN. Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Comparing the performance of three different nets over a range of speeds.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: activity duration in hours = 9
Description: underwater videotape recordings made using RCTV.