FRV Clupea 2/68
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1968-02-19 — 1968-04-09|
|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 study the dispersion and drift of herring larvae from the Bank in collaboration with "Scotia", and to obtain measures of growth and mortality of the larvae.
3. To obtain ripe herring from trammel net hauls for artificial fertilisation and to set anchored cages for studies on egg and larval development.
|Chief scientist||Alan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of deployments = 24|
Description: Cages for the studies on egg and larval development were anchored on the south side of Lamlash Bay
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of measurements = 1.5|
Description: Crans of ripe and running herring obtained from the trammel nets hauled from Ballantrae Bank. Gonads were selcted for artificail fertilisation