FRV Scotia 1296S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1996-07-13 — 1996-07-31|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To participate in an ICES coordinated acoustic and mid-water trawling survey in the north western North Sea and north of Scotland from 58º and 62ºN and 4ºW and 1ºE excluding Faeroese waters.
2. To obtain samples of herring for biological analysis, including age, length, maturity and ichthyophonus infection rates.
3. Obtain CTD and XBT profiles and sea surface T&S for analysis of herring distribution data.
|Chief scientist||Edmund John Simmonds (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||Acoustic and midwater fishing survey for NS herring|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||North western North Sea and north of Scotland|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 19|
|Bathythermograph||Quantity: number of profiles = 24|
Description: XBT casts
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 55|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 42|
Description: Trawl hauls