FRV Clupea 0485C_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0485C_1
Cruise period1985-03-27 — 1985-04-04
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out echointegration surveys of the South Arran and Ballantrae Bank areas in an attempt to quantify spawning aggregations of herring.
2. To carry out a series of larval surveys on Ballantrae Bank and in adjacent areas in order to estimate larval production from these grounds.
Chief scientistJohn A Morrison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0485C_1 cruise report cl4_85part1.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificSouth Arran/Ballantrae Bank/South and North Minches
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0485C_1 cruise track — cl4_85_part1track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: bottom trawl hauls.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of surveys = 2
Description: detailed surveys of herring shoals; echo integration.