FRV Scotia 1696S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1996-09-25 — 1996-10-10|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||R Derek Galbraith (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||NE Atlantic, NW Scottish Waters|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Quantity: number of measurements = 14|
Description: Trawl temperatures
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 22|
Description: Deepwater Trawl Hauls