FRV Clupea 0682C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0682C
Cruise period1982-06-21 — 1982-07-30
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To sample the Nephrops populations in all major Nephrops fishing areas, and to obtain basic biometric parameters of each population.
2. To examine, using underwater television and cameras, Nephrops communities in the Sound of Jura and the Clyde.
3. To examine, using underwater television and cameras the areas in and adjacent to the sewage sludge dumping grounds off Garroch Head.
4. To collect samples of sediment from the dumping ground for benthic and chemical analysis.
5. To collect water samples from specified positions for analysis of radio-caesium contamination.
6. To collect live specimens of lesser spotted dogfish for the Institute of Marine Biochemistry.
7. To collect samples of sediment from Garroch Head dumping ground for microbiological analysis.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0682C cruise report cl6_82.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificW. Coast Scotland
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0682C cruise track — cl6_82track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsQuantity: number of deployments = 4
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 40
Description: Nephrops trawl hauls.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 12
Description: grab hauls, with sediment samples taken for analysis.
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of track lines = 9
Description: transects over dump using camera sledge.