FRV Clupea 1804C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||2004-12-07 — 2004-12-20|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To obtain estimates of distribution and abundance of Nephrops in Loch Torridon and the Inner Sound areas, as part of the Torridon project.
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. To establish the suitability of using video techniques to ascertain crab and lobster stock abundance's, along the North West Coast of mainland Scotland.
5. To record the habits of Nephrops around a creel, in situ.
|Chief scientist||Adrian Weetman (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise programme||(0.03 MB)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||North West Coast of mainland Scotland|
|Track charts||(0.11 MB)|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Description: Sediment samples taken at each station using day grab.|
|Bottom photography||Quantity: number of images = 134|
Description: still images taken using Hassleblad camera showing various life forms, sea bed formations and Nephrops' burrow complexes.