FRV Clupea 1104C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1104C
Cruise period2004-07-23 — 2004-08-04
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 Fair Isle. With particular emphasis on both Ammodytes marinus and Gymnammodytes semisquamatus.
2. To ascertain if bacteriological samples can be taken in different locations around Clupea without becoming heavily contaminated. Also, to examine if a revised SOP sampling and storage procedure is proving to be effective.
Chief scientistCraig G Davis (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1104C cruise report 1104c.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShetland Isles and Fair Isle
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 60
Description: made using the Sunbeam sandeel trawl.