Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0994S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0994S
Cruise period1994-06-07 — 1994-06-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To obtain estimates of distribution and abundance of Nephrops on the Fladen Ground, Firth of Forth, Moray Firth, North Minch and Noup 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.
3. To obtain samples of adult (and if possible larval/juvenile) squid for Aberdeen University; EC funded project.
Chief scientistNick Bailey (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0994S cruise report sc09_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFladen Ground, Firth of Forth, Moray Firth, North Minch and Noup
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0994S cruise track — trk4090.html
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 3
Description: Caesium samples
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsDescription: Squid paralarvae
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Description: Prawn trawls
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of observations = 168
Description: Underwater TV observations on prawns