Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1492S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1492S
Cruise period1992-10-22 — 1992-11-11
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the distribution and abundance of anglerfishes and megrims on the edge of the continental shelf between Shetland and the Outer Hebrides.
2. To collect basic biological information of anglerfishes and megrims.
3. To quantify the proportions of other commercial species (particuarly cod, haddock, whiting and saithe) in the catches.
4. To investigate the availabilty of species of potential commercial importance in deep water.
Chief scientistJohn R G Hislop (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1492S cruise report sc14_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificW of Scotland, continental shelf, Shetland and Outer Hebrides.
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1492S cruise track — trk3882.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 52
Description: trawl hauls