FRV Clupea 1/67
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1967-02-06 — 1967-03-25|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Ayr, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a herring egg survey on Ballantrae Bank.
2. To collaborate with FRV Scotia in sampling herring lavae in the vicinity of Ballantrae Bank.
3. To obtain ripe herring from trammel net hauls for artificial fertilisation and to study their development and that of hatched larvae in anchored cages.
Plankton hauls were made.
|Chief scientist||Ian G Baxter (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of hauls = 3|
Description: A small number of eggs were obtaned to the north-west position of the 1966 egg patch from 2 hauls. Some eggs were also taken ina haul made at the southeren edge of the 1966 patch
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of experiments = 10|
Description: Rearing cages with about 200 fertilised eggs in each were anchored about 1/4 mile offshore at Currarie Port.