FRV Clupea 0300C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0300C
Cruise period2000-02-09 — 2000-02-23
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To obtain estimates of distribution and abundance of Nephrops in selected sealochs on the NW coast using underwater cameras.
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.
4. The TV survey will also be used to collect data on other potential commercial species.
5. To study Nephrops burrow occupancy rates in the Moray Firth using TV and the modified trawl gear.
Chief scientistJames A M Kinnear (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0300C cruise report 0300c.pdf (1.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLochs in NW Scotland (Nevis, Hourn, Duich, Kishorn, Torridon, Ewe, Broom, Inver, A'Chairn Bhain, Laxford, Inchard and Eriboll) and Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0300C cruise track — 0300ctrack.pdf (0.16 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 30
Description: TV Stations, video tape of seabed
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 30
Description: TV Stations, video tape of seabed