Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0892S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0892S
Cruise period1992-06-26 — 1992-07-09
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To obtain estimates of distribution and abundance of Nephrops on the Fladen Ground and other offshore grounds using underwater television and trawling.
2. To use the trawl caught samples to examine biological features of Nephrops at different sites throughout the survey area.
3. To collect Nephrops and Pandalus for subsequent use in a) age determination investigations; and b) baseline monitoring of organic contamination (project BGA1).
Chief scientistNick Bailey (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0892S cruise report sc08_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFladen Ground North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0892S cruise track — trk3897.html
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: number of samples = 8
Description: PSP
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 22
Description: Prawn trawl, samples taken and experiments made
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of deployments = 69
Description: TV Sledge
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 22
Description: day grabs