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Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 6/66

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier6/66
Cruise period1966-05-23 — 1966-06-02
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Trawl survey. Most hauls taken with a 16 foot beam trawl fitted with a tickler chain and towed for 20 minutes
2) Plankton hauls
Chief scientistC Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 6/66 cruise report cl6_66.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNairn Bay and Cruden Bay
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of specimens = 218
Description: The best haul of pandalids taken 4 miles north of Troup Head in 87-97 fathoms. P.montagui and P.bonnieri. All pandalids caught were sexed and measured and the incidence of berried females was noted.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 1022
Description: 125 Crangon vulgaris taken in Nairn Bay in 5 fathoms, 859 C.allmanni, 38 Pandalus montagui