FRV Clupea 0282C_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0282C_1
Cruise period1982-02-23 — 1982-03-05
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnUllapool, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To lift and relay moorings for 1982 Loch Ewe bag experiment.
2. To set up rafts and deploy bags and hardware.
3. To collect ripe herring and cod gonad material for the Loch Ewe bag experiments.

Work was carried out on the raft morrings in Loch Ewe. Diving work was carried out at Loch Ewe to prepare the moorings for the bags. The towing and deployment of the flotation collars and the final installation of the bags and their ancillary fittings took place on 5 March.
Chief scientistJohn Dunn (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0282C_1 cruise report cl2_82.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Ewe
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of measurements = 2
Description: Hauls on Ballentrae Bank of ripe herring
Gear researchQuantity: number of recoveries = 2
Description: Test modules belonging to Wood Group were recovered from Thurnaig and transported to Clupea