Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1696S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1696S
Cruise period1996-09-25 — 1996-10-10
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out fishing trials with an experimental deep water survey trawl.
2. To measure the gear geometry and drag of above at depth.
3. To investigate the selectivity of current regulation cod-end mesh size (100 mm) on deep water species.
4. To obtain video film of the behaviour of these species within the trawl cod-end.
5. To record water temperature at depth during fishing hauls and relate to catch size/species.
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1696S cruise report sc16_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNE Atlantic, NW Scottish Waters
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of measurements = 14
Description: Trawl temperatures
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 22
Description: Deepwater Trawl Hauls