FRV Clupea 0484C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0484C
Cruise period1984-03-27 — 1984-04-16
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To measure the engineering performance of BT 156 (a two panel demersal trawl) using three sizes of both vee and flat doors to provide data for the derivation of empirical formulae to match door size correctly to net size. To investigate the effect of floatation and different water depths.
2. To obtain net drag data for BT 156 using both full and cut-away lower wings.
Gear trials.
Chief scientistRichard S T Ferro (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0484C cruise report cl4_84.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 30