FRV Clupea 0781C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0781C
Cruise period1981-05-18 — 1981-06-05
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To perform an engineering study on the Marine Laboratory semi pelagic trawl PT 159 both in midwater and on the seabed.
2. To perform engineering and net design studies with the RCTV on two commercially used trawls.
3. To obtain video film of fish reactions to the trawls and other gears towed by commercial vessels if suitable opportunities arise during the cruise.
Chief scientistJack H B Robertson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0781C cruise report cl7_81.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificN.E. Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Gear trials of Iver Christensen Multiflex Semi Pelagic Trawl.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Video film of dogfish, haddock and sandeels reactions towards two IC trawls.