Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0993S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0993S
Cruise period1993-07-10 — 1993-07-30
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in an ICES coordinated acoustic and mid-water trawling survey in the northwestern North Sea and north of Scotland between 50º 30' to 62ºN and 4ºW to 2ºE excluding the Faroes waters.
2. To obtain samples of herring for biological analysis, including age, length, maturity and ichthyophonus infection rates.
Chief scientistEdmund John Simmonds (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectAcoustic and Mid Water Trawling Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0993S cruise report sc09_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth sea and north of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0993S cruise track — trk4069.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: throughout
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 45
Description: trawl hauls
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Description: echo integrator throughout
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurementsDescription: RoxAnn