FRV Clupea 13A/70
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1970-11-18 — 1970-12-03|
|Port of departure||Greenock, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Stornoway, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Part 1 of Clupea 13_70
To investigate the performance of a pelagic gear using alternative rigging arrangements, with particular reference to its operation close to the sea bed.
Hauls were made with a small gadoid pelagic net, using a herring extension piece cod-end. Portable tension meters were used to monitor warp tnesion and a divergence/declination meter used to measure warp angles at the block. Cathes of whiting, herring, dogfish, and horse mackerel were made.
|Chief scientist||John J Foster (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Loch Linnhe, Minch area.|