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Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 2/65

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier2/65
Cruise period1965-02-15 — 1965-03-05
Objectives1) Larval and hydrographic surveys at Ballantrae Bank.
2) Samples of herring eggs were taken by divers and by grab
3) A sample of fish was taken by trammell net to provide gonad material and blood samples
Chief scientistRobert E Craig (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 2/65 cruise report cl2_65.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of surveys = 3
Description: Larval surveys, one with hydrography
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: Supplementary larval hauls
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: activity duration in days = 13
Description: Cameras were operated on the bank continuously. Pictures were obtained to study the diurnal pattern of herring behaviour