FRV Scotia 1593S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1993-11-17 — 1993-12-07|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey for 0- and 1-group mackerel.
2. To lay a single string current meter mooring at 59º 55'N 05º 00'W (to be recovered during 0194S).
3. To measure the impact of the Braer oil spill on common dab at selected stations around Shetland including those areas where elevated hydrocarbons in the sediment have been reported.
|Chief scientist||Martin Walsh (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.18 MB)|
|General||North Atlantic Ocean|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||west coasts of Ireland and Scotland|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: throughout cruise at 3m|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of stations = 1|
Description: 3 deployed
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 47|
Description: trawl hauls GOV
|Moorings, landers, buoys|
|Current meters||59° 52' 0" N 5° 2' 59" W — ACM's at 53,141 & 226m, depl. 20.11.93 due for rec. 25.1.94|