FRV Clupea 0592C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1992-03-23 — 1992-04-03|
|Port of departure||Ardrossan, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Ullapool, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To use the RCTV to observe two experimental Norway pout trawls and confirm that they are correctly constructed and rigged. One has a grid system and the other a square mesh windw in order to separate Norway pout from human consumption species.
2. To use the RCTV to study fish behaviour within the trawls.
3. To carry out fishing trials, on suitable fishing grounds in the Minch or Barra area to assess the efficiency of the experimental designs in separating pout from protected species.
|Chief scientist||John Main (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 5|
Description: to assess the efficiency of the experimental designs in separating pout from protected species.
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Description: RCTV used to observe fish behaviour within the trawls.|