Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1577C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1577C
Cruise period1977-11-21 — 1977-12-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesWest of Scotland pre-recruit haddock and whiting survey.

Live 0-group haddock were returned to the laboratory at the end of the cruise as were samples of Nephrops for examination for the gut parasite Stichocotyle nephropis
Chief scientistD W Armstrong (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1577C cruise report cl15_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificMoray Firth, South Minch, Clyde.
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1577C cruise track — cl15_77track.pdf (1.11 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: activity duration in hours = 10
Description: Numbers of whiting caught from year classes 1972-1977. 6 hauls made in the North Minch catching 2883 fish, 9 hauls made in the Outer Hebrides catching 259 fish, 3 hauls made in the South minch catching 2316 fish, 1 haul made South of 56 degrees North.catching 370 fish, 2 hauls made at the Firth of Clyde catching 1254 fish.
Demersal fishQuantity: activity duration in hours = 10
Description: Numbers of haddock caught from year classes 1970-1977. 6 hauls made in the North Minch catching 539 fish, 9 hauls made in the Outer Hebrides catching 1077 fish, 3 hauls made in the South minch catching 60 fish, 1 haul made South of 56 degrees North catching 30 fish