FRV Clupea 0373C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0373C
Cruise period1973-03-05 — 1973-04-14
Objectives1. To carry out surveys on Ballantrae Bank to estimate the production of herring larvae.
2. To carry out an environmental survey of the Clyde during the last two weeks of the cruise.
3. To collect water for aquarium use.
Chief scientistDavid W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0373C cruise report cl3_73.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank, Clyde
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 20
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 20
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 20
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 20
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 20
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 20
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: chemical pollution
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 20
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 20
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 9
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 404
Description: herring larvae production