FRV Scotia 1184S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1984-09-20 — 1984-10-04|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To participate in the ICES coordinated herring larval surveys of the north western North Sea and Division VIa (N).
2. To carry out hydrographic and benthic sampling of the JONSIS line.
3. To collect water samples for radio caesium monitoring.
4. To collect herring larvae for biochemical studies.
|Chief scientist||David W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||Herring Larval Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||NW North Sea, Orkney, Shetland, north coast of Scotland, west of Outer Hebrides|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
|Oxygen||Quantity: number of stations = 10|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 1|
Description: water sample taken for radio-caesium analysis.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of samples = 223|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of samples = 5|
|Mammals and reptiles|