FRV Clupea 0383C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1983-03-11 — 1983-03-29|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Greenock, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||John A Morrison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.20 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Firth of Clyde|
|Track charts||(0.06 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 53|