Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0873C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0873C
Cruise period1973-08-08 — 1973-08-24
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an echosounder and midwater trawling survey for sprats and young herring in the Moray Firth, adjacent areas of the North Sea, and if time permits the area north-west of Orkney.
2. To carry out a plankton survey for sprat larvae.
3. To investigate diurnal variation in behaviour and feeding of sprats and young herring.
Chief scientistRoger S Bailey (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0873C cruise report cl8_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Specificnorth-west of Orkney, Moray Firth.
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 84
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: population survey
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: deep scattering layers