FRV Clupea 0706C Part 2
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise identifier||0706C Part 2|
|Cruise period||2006-06-01 — 2006-06-12|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
1. To carry out a survey of scallop stocks in the North Sea.
2. To collect information on by-catches of other commercial fish and shellfish species.
3. To collect biological data on scallop ring measurements.
4. To collect Galathea sp. samples for DNA testing.
The survey recommenced on 1 June with Clupea crossing into the East Coast management area grounds where she continued sampling completing all the stations by 7 June. Thereafter Clupea returned to the north east management area grounds picking up stations missed during the period of bad weather during the first half of the cruise. On 11 June a depletion experiment was carried out to the north of Gardenstown before Clupea returned to Fraserburgh completing the cruise.
|Chief scientist||Trevor R W Howell (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of specimens = 8736|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of hauls = 128|