FRV Clupea 0304C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0304C
Cruise period2004-02-12 — 2004-02-26
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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.
Chief scientistJames Drewery (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectInshore fish survey
Coordinating bodyFRS Aberdeen
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0304C cruise report 0304c.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Specificwest coast of Scotland; North and South Minches
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 4
Description: CTD dips
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 22
Description: Trawls with BT158 with 10mm cod end
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: Trawls with BT158 with live fish capture (lined) codend