FRV Clupea 1703C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||2003-10-09 — 2003-10-24|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the distribution of juvenile commercial gadoids in the inshore grounds on the west coast of Scotland, with particular reference to habitat preference.
2. To collect samples of cod, haddock and whiting for analysis of reproductive development, genetics and otolith chemistry.
3. To tag cod, haddock and whiting using conventional tags.
4. To take samples of various fish species throughout the cruise to determine the prevalence of IPNV in wild fish. Samples will also be taken at each location for bacteriology, parasitology and virology to test for the presence of disease agents.
|Chief scientist||James A M Kinnear (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||Inshore fish survey|
|Cruise report||(0.16 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||west coast of Scotland, North and South Minches|
|Track charts||(0.03 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 27|
Description: Reversing bottle for salinity samples
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 27|
Description: BT158 with 10mm cod end
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 81|
Description: Day Grab bottom sediment samples for fauna and clay, silt and sand analysis