Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 4/51

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier4/51
Cruise period1951-07-26 — 1951-08-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesInvestigation of the distribution of autumn spawned herring larvae in the North Sea and the carrying out of the first Fladen survey.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 4/51 cruise report sc04_51.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen, phosphate and pH measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen, phosphate and pH measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen, phosphate and pH measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
pHDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen, phosphate and pH measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton samples were collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of hauls were made thoughout the cruise. Flat fish were sparse throughout the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of hauls were made thoughout the cruise. Flat fish were sparse throughout the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.