Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0893S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0893S
Cruise period1993-06-16 — 1993-07-05
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 in the Firth of Forth 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.
Chief scientistNick Bailey (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0893S cruise report sc08_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFladen grounds and Firth of Forth
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0893S cruise track — sc08_93track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 26
Description: prawn trawl hauls
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of deployments = 151
Description: towed camera sledge, density of nephrops burrows
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 151
Description: day grabs