FRV Scotia 1597S_1
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1997-11-20 — 1997-11-24|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To trawl for Nephrops and haddock (and retain any flatfish species caught) at specific sites inside and outside the FEPA exclusion zone around the Captain Oilfield.
2. To collect sufficient sediment samples from grids of stations specific sites within and outwith the FEPA exclusion zone to fully describe these areas and to verify the RoxAnn data. Not possible due to severe weather conditions.
3. To employ RoxAnn and side scan sonar to delineate and describe specific areas within the FEPA exclusion zone.
|Chief scientist||Alistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|Specific||North Sea - Captain Oilfield|
|Track charts||(0.01 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: track kilometres = 16|
Description: trawling for haddock and other flatfish species outside the FEPA exclusion zone.
|Crustaceans||Quantity: track kilometres = 16|
Description: trawling for Nephrops outside the FEPA exclusion zone.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Quantity: activity duration in hours = 10|
Description: sidescan sonar work.
|Other geological/geophysical measurements||Quantity: track kilometres = 105|
Description: RoxAnn survey.