Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 2/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier2/78
Cruise period1978-01-31 — 1978-02-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnEdinburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesFish stock surveying in the Norwegian Sea and Northeast Atlantic Ocean.
Chief scientistMartin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), William I Dunn (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFaroe Islands, Rockall Trough, west of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 2/78 cruise track — trk2244a.html FRV Scotia 2/78 cruise track — trk2244b.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: biomass determination studies
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.