FRV Clupea 5/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier5/72
Cruise period1972-06-12 — 1972-07-05
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a bottom trawl survey for sandeels and Norway pout off the north and west coasts of Scotland, and to investigate the limits of the distribution of any major concentrations found.
2. To investigate diurnal changes in availability of sandeels and Norway pout.
3. To carry out a Gulf III survey for sprat eggs and larvae.
4. To make observations on seabirds.
Chief scientistRoger S Bailey (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 5/72 cruise report cl5_72.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificThe Minch
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: 47
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: 47
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 32
Description: exploratory fishing