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FRV Clupea 0201C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0201C
Cruise period2001-01-26 — 2001-02-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To sample fish and benthos in designated sea lochs using the BT154 trawl and 2.8 m beam trawl.
2) To carry out detailed acoustic surveys in the lochs using Seabat 602 and RoxAnn.
3) To carry out grab sampling for benthic organisms and ground truthing RoxAnn.
4) To carry out plankton and CTD sampling at selected stations within the lochs.
Chief scientistJames A M Kinnear (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0201C cruise report 0201c.pdf (2.76 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Nevis, Loch Hourn, Loch Duich, Loch Alsh and Loch Kishorn
Track chartsFRV Clupea 0201C cruise track — 0102ctrack.pdf (0.54 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of profiles = 25
Description: CTD. Thermosalinograph used 12 hours a day during operation.
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 25
Description: CTD. Thermosalinograph used 12 hours a day during operation.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: Plankton. Vertical Bongo Nets
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: Plankton. Vertical Bongo Nets
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: Fish measurements, age, sex, maturity
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 32
Description: Mud/benthic grab sampling
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 111.12
Description: Roxan Surveying.