FRV Clupea 1700C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1700C
Cruise period2000-12-04 — 2000-12-19
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 West coast using underwater cameras. If weather permits, the cruise will extend as far south as the Sound of Jura. TV work will also attempt to tie in with sealochs investigated during cruises 0300C and 1500C.
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.
Chief scientistIan D Tuck (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1700C cruise report 1700c.pdf (1.42 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificSelected sealochs on the West coast; Sound of Jura
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1700C cruise track — trk4503.html
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of deployments = 84
Description: Underwater TV Observations.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of deployments = 84
Description: sediment grabs at each station.