FRV Clupea 1499C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1499C
Cruise period1999-08-24 — 1999-09-08
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To obtain estimates of distribution and abundance of Nephrops in the Moray Firth and Firth of Forth using underwater camera.
2. To collect sediment samples at each station.
3. To use trawl caught samples of Nephrops to examine biological features at different sites throughout the survey areas and to collect samples for hydrocarbon analysis.
4. The TV survey will also be used to collect data on other potential commercial species, if time permits.
Chief scientistJames A M Kinnear (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1499C cruise report 1499c.pdf (1.50 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth, Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1499C cruise track — 1499ctrack.pdf (0.21 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of samples = 106
Description: Mud samples for carbon analysis
CrustaceansQuantity: number of deployments = 106
Description: Camera Deployments