Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0393S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0393S
Cruise period1993-03-27 — 1993-04-12
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey species composition, distribution and abundance of anglerfish and megrim on the continental shelf edge between Shetland and the Outer Hebrides.
2. To collect basic biological information on anglerfish and megrim.
3. To quantify the proportion of other important commercial species in the catches.
4. To collect fish samples related to the MV Braer incident.
Chief scientistAlexander P Robb (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0393S cruise report sc03_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShetland Outer Hebrides.
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0393S cruise track — trk4057.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 56
Description: trawl hauls