FRV Clupea 1080C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1980-10-06 — 1980-10-30|
|Port of departure||Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||F Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.57 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Track charts||(0.46 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 18|
Description: one hour hauls for nephrops.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Bottom photography||Description: 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.|