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FRV Clupea 0305C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0305C
Cruise period2005-03-07 — 2005-03-21
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1.To investigate the distribution of juvenile commercial gadoids on selected inshore grounds on the West Coast of Scotland, with particular reference to habitat preference.
2.To locate suitable grounds for live haddock capture.
3.To tag haddock and other suitable species using Data Storage Tags.
Chief scientistJames Drewery (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0305C cruise report 0305c.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificThe Minch
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: Dermersal trawls of up to 30 minutes duration conducted using the BT158 with 10 mm cod-end
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 67
Description: Gills from saithe caught were preserved in alcohol for parasite analysis back at the laboratory
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 47
Description: 44 Haddock tagged and released. Implanted with Data Storage Tags and released within 5 km of the area caught. Fin clips were taken from all tagged fish for genetic analysis. 3 monkfish were also tagged.