FRV Scotia 0892S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1992-06-26 — 1992-07-09|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Nick Bailey (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
|Specific||Fladen Ground North Sea|
|Contaminants in organisms||Quantity: number of samples = 8|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 22|
Description: Prawn trawl, samples taken and experiments made
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of deployments = 69|
Description: TV Sledge
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 22|
Description: day grabs