FRV Clupea 2003C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||2003-12-05 — 2003-12-17|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To obtain estimates of distribution and abundance of Nephrops in the Loch Torridon and Sound of Raasay area, as part of the Torridon project.
2. To continue this survey technique throughout several West Coast lochs.
3. To collect sediment samples at each station.
4. To use trawl caught samples of Nephrops to examine biological features at different sites throughout the survey area.
5. To gather visual data of the seabed in Loch Sunart, for use in the Inshore Fisheries ROAME MF0465.
|Chief scientist||Adrian Weetman (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Loch Torridon; Sound of Raasay; Loch Sunart|
|Track charts||(0.08 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of deployments = 86|
Description: TV stations. Video footage of seabed to establish Nephrops burrow densities
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 75|
Description: Sediment grabs