Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1601C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1601C
Cruise period2001-11-15 — 2001-11-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo undertake fish and sediment sampling in the North Minch, Colonsay, Pladda, and a number of sites in the Firth of Clyde in support of the temporal trend and biomarker monitoring studies.

In addition to the original cruise programme, there were requests to collect live plaice from the Minch for experimental work and 5kg each of plaice and haddock wet muscle tissue from the Minch, together with the associated livers, to be used as reference material by QUASIMEME.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1601C cruise report 1601c.pdf — access key 'C' (1.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde and Minch areas
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1601C cruise track — 1601ctrack.pdf (0.28 MB) 
Measurements 
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of specimens = 26
Description: Plaice and flounder processed for a number of chemical and biochemical determinations
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 24
Description: Sediment for hydrocarbon measurements
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of specimens = 26
Description: Plaice and flounder processed for a number of chemical and biochemical determinations
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of specimens = 26
Description: Plaice and flounder processed for a number of chemical and biochemical determinations
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of specimens = 26
Description: Plaice and flounder processed for a number of chemical and biochemical determinations