Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0282C_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0282C_2
Cruise period1982-03-15 — 1982-03-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
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.

A series of trawls were carried out off Pladda and on Ballentrae Bank. Gadoid gonads were collected. Eggs from herring yielded in the final haul were successfully fertilised and plated out. Successful shipboard fertilisations of cod and saithe eggs were accomplised and samples of unfertilised and fertilised gadiod eggs were preserved.
Chief scientistD D Seaton (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0282C_2 cruise report cl2_82.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Ewe
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: Herring catch on Ballantrae Bank
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: Herring catch on Ballantrae Bank
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: Herring catch on Ballantrae Bank