FRV Clupea 1383C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1383C
Cruise period1983-11-24 — 1983-12-09
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To obtain a systematic set of measurements of netting panel angles, mesh angles and cross-sectional shape of a trawl (PT163) using the remote controlled television vehicle (RCTV) and an echo sounder mounted on it.
2. To obtain simultaneously, measurements of the overall loading and geometry of the net using conventional instruments.
Chief scientistRichard S T Ferro (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1383C cruise report cl13_83.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificSound of Raasey
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: trials of trawl PT163