FRV Clupea 0305C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||2005-03-07 — 2005-03-21|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1.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 scientist||James Drewery (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.22 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 34|
Description: Dermersal trawls of up to 30 minutes duration conducted using the BT158 with 10 mm cod-end
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 67|
Description: Gills from saithe caught were preserved in alcohol for parasite analysis back at the laboratory
|Taggings||Quantity: 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.