FRV Clupea 0380C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1980-04-01 — 1980-04-25|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||R Derek Galbraith (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Description: Comparing the performance of three different nets over a range of speeds.|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Bottom photography||Quantity: activity duration in hours = 9|
Description: underwater videotape recordings made using RCTV.