Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1392S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1392S
Cruise period1992-10-06 — 1992-10-15
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To complete a plankton survey off the Scottish north and west coasts (area VIa) as part of the ICES International Herring Larval Surveys.
2. To collect surface temperature and salinity data during the survey.
3. To collect live plankton materials for photographic recording.
4. To undertake preliminary trials of a newly developed net sampling system.
Chief scientistSteven J Hay (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectHerring Larval Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1392S cruise report sc13_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificScottish North coast, Hebrides, Minches
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1392S cruise track — trk3881.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of measurements = 1350
Description: pumped supply at 3m
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 155
Description: Plankton samples, dutch gulf 3, 250 mu
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 155
Description: Fish larval counts