FRV Clupea 0383C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0383C
Cruise period1983-03-11 — 1983-03-29
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out larval surveys on Ballantrae Bank and the outer reaches of the Firth of Clyde in order to investigate the location and duration of larval production in this area.
2. To carry out an echointegration and fishing survey of the outer reaches of the Firth of Clyde with a view to quantifying spawning aggregation of herring within this area.
3. To carry out a programme of bottom trawling to catch ripe and running herring and gadoids to enable shipboard fertilisation and plating out of eggs.
Chief scientistJohn A Morrison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0383C cruise report cl3_83.pdf (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Clyde
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0383C cruise track — cl3_83track.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 53
Pelagic fish