FRV Clupea 1203C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1203C
Cruise period2003-07-25 — 2003-08-06
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine the distribution and relative abundance of sandeel on inshore fishing grounds around the Shetland Isles and Faire Isle, with particular emphasis on both Ammodytes marinus and Gymnammodytes semisquamatus.
Chief scientistCraig G Davis (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1203C cruise report 1203c.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShetland Isles; Fair Isle; Foula
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1203C cruise track — 1203ctrack.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 60
Description: trawls for sand eels (2003 A. marinus scored for age and length data)