FRV Clupea 0904C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||2004-06-02 — 2004-06-17|
|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 Firth of Forth 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. Make video observations of crab and lobster habitat using the drop frame, if time permits.
|Chief scientist||Adrian Weetman (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|Specific||Firth of Forth; Moray Firth|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of stations = 4|
Description: 50mm prawn trawl used to obtain Nephrops for distribution and abundance data.
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Description: TV survey to collect data on commercial species.|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
Description: sediment samples collected using a Day grab.