Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1205S_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1205S_1
Cruise period2005-09-02 — 2005-09-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnUllapool, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake demersal trawling survey of the Rockall haddock population.
2. To collect additional biological data in connection with the EU Data Directive 1639/2001.
3. To identify, quantify and record all benthic invertebrate species caught.
4. To obtain temperature and salinity data from the surface and seabed at each trawling station.
5. To investigate the occurrence of Nephrops on the east edge of the Rockall Plateau using a TV Sledge and Drop Frame.
6. To deploy a Drop Frame to ground truth Side Scan Sonar data and map the distribution and abundance of Lophelia beds on the Rockall Bank and the Anton Dohrn seamount.
7. To trial and evaluate the NOAA Bottom Contact Sensor.
8. To deploy 1 sub-surface mooring with 3 current meters whilst on passage from Rockall.
Chief scientistKevin J Peach (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectRV0508 10359
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1205S_1 cruise report 1205s.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall Plateau, Rockall Trough
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 38
Description: CTD profiles undertaken at trawl stations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Temperature and salinity records were made throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 39
Description: A number of hauls were made in the Rockall area. Haddock were the predominant species caught, with 2603 specimens.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: A TV sledge was deployed during the cruise to assess coral damage, plough marks were noted on several patches of dead coral.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters57° 24' 59" N  11° 7' 59" W — Current meter mooring deployed on Anton Dohrn Seamount in 608m of water. Three current meters at 10m, 50m and 100m from seabed.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
38  CTD/STD cast
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
7123342005-09-04 06:16 57° 32' 54" N  13° 25' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712334
7123462005-09-04 07:51 57° 41' 4" N  13° 20' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712346
7123582005-09-04 10:01 57° 43' 33" N  13° 36' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712358
7123712005-09-04 12:00 57° 48' 15" N  13° 45' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712371
7123832005-09-04 13:39 57° 45' 55" N  13° 46' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712383
7123952005-09-04 17:12 57° 53' 26" N  13° 40' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712395
7124022005-09-04 18:58 57° 54' 27" N  13° 42' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712402
7124142005-09-05 05:51 57° 41' 19" N  13° 57' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712414
7124262005-09-05 08:13 57° 39' 3" N  14° 9' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712426
7124382005-09-05 09:59 57° 35' 53" N  14° 1' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712438
7124512005-09-05 12:20 57° 27' 3" N  14° 13' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712451
7124632005-09-05 14:18 57° 23' 21" N  14° 3' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712463
7124752005-09-05 16:20 57° 15' 8" N  14° 6' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712475
7124872005-09-06 05:48 57° 7' 7" N  13° 50' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712487
7124992005-09-06 09:27 56° 56' 10" N  14° 37' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712499
7125062005-09-06 12:05 56° 43' 51" N  14° 43' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712506
7125182005-09-06 13:52 56° 36' 26" N  14° 39' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712518
7125312005-09-06 16:55 56° 36' 47" N  14° 28' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712531
7125432005-09-06 19:16 56° 28' 13" N  14° 32' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712543
7125552005-09-07 05:46 56° 45' 45" N  14° 9' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712555
7125672005-09-07 07:33 56° 51' 7" N  14° 9' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712567
7125792005-09-07 09:16 56° 57' 38" N  14° 10' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712579
7125802005-09-07 11:20 57° 5' 39" N  14° 3' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712580
7125922005-09-07 13:44 56° 56' 37" N  14° 25' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712592
7126112005-09-07 16:45 56° 47' 22" N  14° 17' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712611
7126232005-09-07 18:44 56° 43' 49" N  14° 28' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712623
7126352005-09-08 05:41 56° 56' 34" N  13° 50' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712635
7126472005-09-08 07:41 57° 1' 56" N  13° 49' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712647
7126592005-09-08 09:40 57° 6' 58" N  13° 33' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712659
7126602005-09-08 11:42 57° 13' 32" N  13° 36' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712660
7126722005-09-08 13:15 57° 17' 46" N  13° 38' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712672
7126842005-09-08 15:09 57° 14' 59" N  13° 54' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712684
7126962005-09-08 17:52 57° 19' 31" N  13° 55' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712696
7127032005-09-09 05:37 57° 27' 2" N  13° 34' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712703
7127152005-09-09 07:37 57° 22' 50" N  13° 26' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712715
7127272005-09-09 09:19 57° 23' 6" N  13° 38' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712727
7127392005-09-09 11:16 57° 26' 44" N  13° 45' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712739
7127402005-09-09 15:58 57° 29' 29" N  13° 26' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 712740