Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0995S_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0995S_2
Cruise period1995-06-15 — 1995-07-03
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To obtain estimates of distribution and abundance of Nephrops on the Fladen Ground, Noup, North Minch, South Minch and Firth of Clyde 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 collect sediment samples at each TV station.
4. 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 0995S_2 cruise report sc09_95part2.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFladen Ground, Noup, North Minch, South Minch and Firth of Clyde
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0995S_2 cruise track — trk4189.html
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 2
Description: radio-caesium analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of samples = 134
Description: Nephrops survey using 50mm Prawn Trawl.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 134
Description: Day grabs
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 134
Description: TV Sledge