FRV Clupea 0980C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0980C
Cruise period1980-09-22 — 1980-10-02
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To assess the fishing performance of the Laboratory's 600 hp semi-pelagic trawl and the WFA rope trawl when fishing for mackerel both by day and by night.
2. To make observations using remote controlled television, of the two gears to check on specific design features.
3. To make observations of fish reaction to the gears.
Chief scientistRichard S T Ferro (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0980C cruise report cl9_80.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificN.W. Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Assessing the fishing performance of a 600hp semi-pelagic trawl.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyDescription: RCTV used to observe the performance of the trawl and fish reaction.