FRV Clupea 0208C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||2008-01-24 — 2008-02-08|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
1. To carry out a survey of scallop stocks around Shetland.
2. To collect information on by-catches of other commercial fish and shellfish species.
3. To collect biological data on scallop growth rates.
The scientific staff joined FRV Clupea at 0900 hours on 24 January but was unable to sail due to bad weather. The vessel left Fraserburgh at 1200 on 28 January, arriving at Sandwick at 0400 next day. Sampling began NE of Sumburgh at 0800 on 29 January but after only 2 days work, the vessel had berth in Lerwick due to bad weather again. Sampling resumed on 2 February and continued on the east side of Shetland until we had to head back to Fraserburgh on 5 February. The areas of Fetlar, Unst, St Magnus Bay and Scalloway were not sampled due to adverse weather conditions. The vessel arrived in Fraserburgh at midnight on 5 February and scientific staff returned to the laboratory with all equipment and samples on the morning of 6 February.
|Chief scientist||Sharon Davis (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise programme||(0.01 MB)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|