FRV Clupea 1299C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1299C
Cruise period1999-07-26 — 1999-08-05
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
ObjectivesAn annual survey to: Determine the distribution and relative abundance of Sandeels (ammodytes marinus) on inshore fishing grounds around the Shetland Isles and Orkney. The main task of the survey was to undertake a number of research trawls on commercial sandeel fishing grounds at different times of the day.
Chief scientistCraig G Davis (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1299C cruise report 1299c.pdf (1.68 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShetland, Fair Isle and Orkney
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1299C cruise track — 1299ctrack.pdf (0.25 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 48
Description: Hauls made at 16 different stations around the Shetland Isles and Orkney. Length, age and quantity data were collected for each haul