FRV Clupea 0683C_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0683C_2
Cruise period1983-06-23 — 1983-07-08
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate novel codends designed to allow a higher rate of young fish escape.
2. To compare the drag of square and diamond mesh codends full of fish.
3. To measuring the engineering performance of and film the 2 commercial rockhopper trawls.
Chief scientistJack H B Robertson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0683C_2 cruise report cl6_83part2.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOrkney/ Buchan coast
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Assessment of the mesh blocking effect of various small mesh codend covers was made using video and still photography.