FRV Clupea 0584C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0584C
Cruise period1984-04-24 — 1984-05-14
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the influence of fishing square overhang on fishing performance, using both modified conventional and multi-level trawls.
2. To examine the difference in net drag between two level and three level trawls.
3. To carry out instrumented gear trials on the proposed CLUPEA survey gear Chalut 28.90/37.10 (BT 159).
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0584C cruise report cl5_84.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOrkney Isles/ Moray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: activity duration in hours = 17
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