FRV Clupea 0599C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0599C
Cruise period1999-04-01 — 1999-04-13
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect sediment samples from Loch Torridon and other selected west coast sea lochs for fish farm chemical and PAH determination.
2. To obtain fish and shellfish samples to assess biological effects and investigate fish farm chemical residues from the sea lochs sampled in objective one.
3. To undertake benthic sampling at the sea lochs sampled in objective one.
4. To deploy current meters and undertake hydrographic surveys of Loch Torridon and one other of the sea lochs sampled in objective one.
Chief scientistJ M Pirie (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectAE 1153
Coordinating bodyFRS
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0599C cruise report 0599c.pdf (0.62 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLochs Torridon, Diabeg and Shieldaig, Little Loch Broom, Loch A'Chairn Bhain
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0599C cruise track — 0599ctrack.pdf (0.20 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 10
Description: Thermosalinograph, 01/04/99-11/04/99
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 20
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of stations = 100
Description: sediment samples for organic contaminants
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 80
Description: Benthos Sampling
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters57° 42' 59" N  5° 40' 59" W — Deployed current meter mooring, 07/04/99 RCM-7 @ 34m, RCM-7 @ 10m, WLR-7 @ 39m, Mooring no. 583
Current meters58° 15' 0" N  5° 3' 59" W — Deployed current meter mooring 11/04/99, RCM-7 @ 7m, RCM-7 @ 30m, WLR-7 @ 40m, Mooring No. 582
Current meters57° 30' 59" N  5° 39' 0" W — Deployed current meter mooring 07/04/99, Sontek @ 3m, Mooring No. 584