FRV Scotia 1085S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1985-10-05 — 1985-10-24|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To participate in the ICES co-ordinated Herring Larval Surveys in ICES Division VIa.
2. To collect water samples for radiocaesium analysis.
3. To recover current meter moorings deployed off the North coast of Scotland.
4. To sample six hydrographic stations near the current meters.
5. Time permitting to carry out some hauls for the identification of invertebrate larval predators.
|Chief scientist||Paul W Rankine (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||ICES,Herring Larval Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||North and west of Scotland and Ireland, Minches, Donegal Bay|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 6|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of stations = 6|
Description: 1669 hours
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 3|
Description: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of samples = 219|