FRV Clupea 1303C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||2003-08-11 — 2003-08-25|
|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 North Minch and Moray Firth using underwater cameras.
2. To collect sediment samples at each station.
3. To use trawl caught samples of Nephrops to examine biological features at different sites throughout the survey areas.
4. The TV survey will also be used to collect data on other potential commercial species.
5. To make video observations of crab and lobster habitat using the drop frame, if time permits.
|Chief scientist||James A M Kinnear (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
|Specific||North Minch; Moray Firth|
|Track charts||(0.07 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 10|
Description: Trawls for Nephrops
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 67|
Description: sediment samples
|Bottom photography||Quantity: number of deployments = 67|
Description: TV camera stations
|Data held at BODC|
|1 Paddle wheel current meter|
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time