FRV Clupea 0599C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1999-04-01 — 1999-04-13|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||J M Pirie (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.62 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Lochs Torridon, Diabeg and Shieldaig, Little Loch Broom, Loch A'Chairn Bhain|
|Track charts||(0.20 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 10|
Description: Thermosalinograph, 01/04/99-11/04/99
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of profiles = 20|
|Bottom deposits||Quantity: number of stations = 100|
Description: sediment samples for organic contaminants
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of stations = 80|
Description: Benthos Sampling
|Moorings, landers, buoys|
|Current meters||57° 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 meters||58° 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 meters||57° 30' 59" N 5° 39' 0" W — Deployed current meter mooring 07/04/99, Sontek @ 3m, Mooring No. 584|