FRV Clupea 1802C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1802C
Cruise period2002-11-11 — 2002-11-22
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To sample flounder from St. Andrew's Bay for biomarker, disease indicators and histopathology, and for hepatic biomarkers and plasma at a site in the Clyde in support of the DMECS programme.
2) To undertake fish and sediment sampling in the Clyde and Minch areas in support of the temporal trend and biomarker monitoring studies.
3) To sample fish species from dumping grounds in the Clyde, on behalf of the Environmental Protection Group, for biological effects studies.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1802C cruise report 1802c.pdf (1.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde and Minch areas St Andrew's Bay, Gairloch, Clyde
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 14
Description: Sediments for PAH analysis
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: number of samples = 28
Description: Fish for PAH and CB analysis
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of samples = 140
Description: Fish liver for biomarker determination