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FRV Clupea 3/66

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier3/66
Cruise period1966-04-04 — 1966-04-15
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a routine trawl survey of 0 + 1 group herring in the Moray Firth.
2. To tag herring from ring net boats working in the upper reaches of the Firth.
Chief scientistRobert A Watt (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 3/66 cruise report cl3_66.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: sample baskets = 65
Description: 5 baskets of herring obtained from a ringer in the Inverness Firth. 60 baskets of herring caught off Burghead.
Pelagic fishQuantity: sample baskets = 5
Description: Baskets of herring from the ring net boat caught for tagging
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 580
Description: 231 fish tagged just off the mouth of the Caledonian Canal, 349 caught in the Cromarty Firth were released at Invergordon pier