FRV Clupea 0480C_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0480C_2
Cruise period1980-05-05 — 1980-05-22
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To measure and record using dye and instruments water flows through two bottom trawls and one pelagic trawl.
2. To identify and measure turbulence areas close to the netting where fish have been seen to react.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0480C_2 cruise report cl4_80.pdf (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificN.E. Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: A pelagic haul was made during the cruise, due a a spot of fish found on the echo-sounder. Mainly sprat and whiting caught.
Gear researchDescription: Dye was released into the water to help in the gear trials. No. of trials not noted.
Gear researchDescription: To test the High Lift North Sea Trawl. No. of hauls not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyDescription: To test the High Lift North Sea Trawl. No. of hauls not noted.