FRV Clupea 1080C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1080C
Cruise period1980-10-06 — 1980-10-30
Port of departureKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey grounds in the North and South Minches and in the Sound of Jura and Clyde on which populations of Nephrops and Dichelopandalus bonnieri are found.
2. To study the biometrics of Nephrops in the different areas.
3. To make photographic observations on the Nephrops populations and mud dwelling communities in Loch Torridon, and elsewhere if time permits.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1080C cruise report cl10_80.pdf (0.57 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificN.W. Scotland
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1080C cruise track — cl10_80track.pdf (0.46 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: one hour hauls for nephrops.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyDescription: Photographs taken of the mud communities. Several transects using towed sledge and tv cameras were made in inner and outer Loch Torridon, and in Loch Linnhe.