FRV Clupea 0981C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0981C
Cruise period1981-07-07 — 1981-07-17
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To compare the selectivity of 25mm and 35mm mesh shrimp trawls.
2. To determine the quantity and composition of the by-catch of the two nets, and the proportion discarded.
3. To make photographic observations of mud communities and to determine shrimp density by means of photography.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0981C cruise report cl9_81.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificE. Coast Scotland
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0981C cruise track — cl9_81track.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 19
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 9
Description: camera sledge tows.