Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1190S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1190S
Cruise period1990-10-13 — 1990-10-26
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct a plankton survey off the Scottish north and west coasts (area VIa) as part of the ICES international young herring larval surveys.
2. To collect surface temperature and salinity data over the survey area.
3. To collect sea water samples at specific sites for radiocaesium assay.
4. To collect live zooplankton for experimental work at the Laboratory.
Chief scientistSteven J Hay (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectHerring Larval Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1190S cruise report sc11_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificScottish north and west coast
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1190S cruise track — trk3655a.html FRV Scotia 1190S cruise track — trk3655b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 13
Description: Thermosalinograph t,s.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 203
Description: oblique, gulf III, 250u
Eggs and larvaeDescription: net hauls.