FRV Clupea 7/66
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1966-06-06 — 1966-06-30|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Collection of lobster data, crab fishing and scallop dredging. A sample of mussles from Stromness Pier was examined for the parasite Mytilicola intestinalis.|
|Chief scientist||C Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 48|
Description: Taken by 6 foot dredge for scallops
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of specimens = 1335|
Description: Lobsters from commercial cathes were sexed and measured and total weights were taken. Of these 426 were male, and 909 females.
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of measurements = 6|
Description: 6 fleets, each of 8 creels with 5 1/2 eyes were used throughtout the cruise for Crabs. In each fleet, 4 creels had shuttered eyes and 4 were open; of each 4 creels 2 were baited with fresh fish and 2 with salt mackerel.