FRV Clupea 0699C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0699C
Cruise period1999-04-20 — 1999-04-26
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo investigate the benthic density distribution of sandeels in the fished grounds at Wee Bankie and Marr Bank.
1. Map habitat using Roxann and Sidescan.
2. Catch sandeels using modified scallop dredge.
Chief scientistPeter J Wright (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectModeling the population dynamics of sandeels
Coordinating bodyDanish Institute for Fisheries Research
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0699C cruise report 0699c.pdf (1.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0699C cruise track — 0699ctrack.pdf (0.17 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 16
Description: Number of sandeels per tow
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: Sediment samples for ground truthing Roxann
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 220
Description: Roxann
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: track kilometres = 55
Description: Side-scan of bottom topography