Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1706S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1706S
Cruise period2006-11-01 — 2006-11-12
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
1. To undertake a nationally co-ordinated demersal trawling survey of anglerfish on the Rockall Plateau.
2. To tag anglerfish with data storage tags and return them to the sea.
3. To conduct trials of lighting and camera viewing angles at various altitudes from the seabed using the TV sled.
4. To obtain temperature and salinity profiles at each trawling station.
Chief scientistPaul G Fernandes (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1706S cruise report 1706s.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall area and Moray Firth
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: activity duration in days = 13
Description: Thermosalinograph
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 29
Description: Net-mounted CTD
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 27
Description: Water samples for calibration of thermosalinograph
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 38
Description: Fish samples
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: activity duration in days = 13
Description: EK 60 echosounder - data collected on four frequencies