FRV Clupea 1101C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||2001-08-07 — 2001-08-22|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine the distribution and relative abundance of sandeels (Ammodytes marinus) on inshore fishing grounds around the Shetland Isles and Fair Isle.
2. To map the distribution of habitat using RoxAnn, confirmed by grab samples.
3. To collect day-grab samples from trawl locations to determine sediment permeability and porosity.
3. To obtain quantities of sandeel for use as fish food by the Aquarium services, FRS.
|Chief scientist||Craig G Davis (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(1.29 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Shetland Isles, Fair Isle|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Sediment traps||Quantity: number of samples = 113|
Description: Day grabs taken over the 6 fishing areas, to determine sediment permeability and porosity.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 54|
Description: Standard location hauls using "sunbeam" sandeel trawl, on commercially known sandeel grounds around the Shetland Isles. Length, maturity and age analysis.