Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0785S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0785S
Cruise period1985-07-12 — 1985-08-01
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in an ICES - coordinated acoustic and midwater trawling survey of herring in the north western North Sea and north of Scotland.
2. To obtain samples of herring for biological analysis.
3. To make continuous recordings of salinity and temperature and take regular samples for chlorophyll determination. Due to the breakdown of equipment this work was not carried out.
4. To collect water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
Chief scientistRoger S Bailey (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectICES Herring Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0785S cruise report sc07_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWestern North Sea, Orkney, Shetland, north of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0785S cruise track — trk3182.html
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 3
Description: water samples collected for radio-caesium analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 31
Description: carried out using a 'Scotia Pelagic Sampling Trawl' for biomass determination and population structures.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 127
Description: hydrocarbon concentrations