FRV Clupea 0202C_1
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||2002-01-24 — 2002-01-31|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||This cruise was in 2 parts: 24 to 31 Jan and 31 Jan to 07 Feb. 2002.
Aims for Part 1:
1. To carry out detailed acoustic surveys in selected lochs and the Sound of Sleat, using the Seabat 602 to determine the distribution of herring and sprat. Concentrations of pelagic fish will be sampled using the PT154. Species composition and length frequency distributions of the fish caught will be determined. Sub samples will be weighed and otilithed to establish length weight relationships. Herring samples will be taken for DNA analysis.
2. The CTD will be used at selected stations to monitor variations in temperature and salinity within and between the sealochs.
|Chief scientist||Emma Hatfield (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Loch Alsh, Loch Duich, Loch Hourn, Loch Kishorn, Loch Nevis, Sound of Sleat and around the Small Isles|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of profiles = 5|
Description: CTDs - one per net haul
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 5|
Description: pelagic tows