Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0795S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0795S
Cruise period1995-04-22 — 1995-05-14
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey for mackerel and horse mackerel eggs on the western stocks of these species.
2. To sample adult mackerel and horse mackerel to obtain ovary samples for estimation of atresia.
3. To measure temperature and salinity in the area.
Chief scientistMartin Walsh (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectWestern Mackerel Egg Survey
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0795S cruise report sc07_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShelf edge, W of Ireland, SW Approaches
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0795S cruise track — trk4187.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: Whole cruise
CTD stations
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 133
Description: Tows
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 133
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: Trawl