Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 2/63

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier2/63
Cruise period1963-02-23 — 1963-03-10
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnUnknown, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a benthos survey of Loch Nevis.
2. To carry out a hydrographic survey of Ballantrae Bank.
3. To sample herring larvae on Ballantrae Bank.
4. To make photographic studies of natural herring populations.
5. To supply live fish to the tanks at Cairnryan.
6. To collect blood samples from fish for blood group studies.
7. To collect stomachs from 50 freshly caught herring for Nottingham Training College.
Chief scientistRobert E Craig (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise programmeFRV Clupea 2/63 cruise programme 0163c.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 2/63 cruise report cl2_63.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank and Loch Nevis
Physical oceanography 
CTD stations
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of surveys = 4
Pelagic fishDescription: Herring survey.
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Description: echo traces for herring.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of images = 2000