FRV Clupea 1484C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1984-11-09 — 1984-11-30|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To survey the distribution and abundance of young herring and sprats in the Clyde with an echo-sounder and mid-water trawl.
2. To investigate the biological composition of young herring and sprats in the Clyde.
3. To carry out an acoustic survey to estimate herring biomass in the Clyde.
4. To investigate diurnal variation in acoustic biomass estimates in an area of high herring abundance.
5. To investigate the availability and abundance of organisms in the Clyde which might be consumed by salmon smolts.
|Chief scientist||Martin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Track charts||(0.04 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 16|
Description: made using an international young gadoid trawl.
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Description: acoustic survey|