FRV Scotia 0704S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (748S)|
|Cruise period||2004-04-20 — 2004-05-09|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out mackerel egg survey (ICES Triennial Survey), on the western shelf and shelf edge.
2. To collect fish samples, by trawling, for atresia and maturity assessment.
|Chief scientist||David G Reid (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||ICES Triennial Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.57 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||Shelf edge west of the UK and Ireland 53 deg N to 60 deg N|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 18|
Description: Continuous collection using a thermosalinograph.
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 139|
Description: CTD stations
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 157|
Description: Gulf III sampler for mackerel and horse mackerel eggs.
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 7|
Description: GOV trawls for mackerel and horse mackerel ovaries taken for fecundity and atresia assessment. Length, total weight, liver weight and age also measured