FRV Scotia 1287S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1987-12-02 — 1987-12-21|
|Port of departure||Greenock, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey for 0- and 1- group mackerel in ICES Division VIa and the north western part of IVa.
2. To monitor sea surface temperature and salinity throughout the survey.
3. To collect water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
4. To collect mackerel ovaries for fecundity investigations.
|Chief scientist||Martin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.20 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Firth of Clyde, west of Ireland, Donegal Bay, west of Outer Hebrides, Minches, north of Scotland, Shetland, NW North Sea|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: logged every 10 minutes.|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 3|
Description: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 45|