FRV Scotia 7/52
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1952-08-05 — 1952-08-16|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Hydrobiological-plankton-echometer survey of the areas to the north and east of the Moray Firth herring survey area (Fair Isle-Fladen grid).
2. Experimental fishing with pelagic and ground trawls (experiments with submerged drift-nets included in the programme were later withdrawn).
|Chief scientist||James M Lamont (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.22 MB)|
|Specific||north and east of the Moray Firth.|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: A number of temperature, salinity and phosphate measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.|
|Phosphate||Description: A number of temperature, salinity and phosphate measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Description: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 7|
Description: A number of hauls were made throughout the cruise using the pelagic trawl.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Multi-beam echosounding||Description: The echometer was deployed throughout the cruise. No. of deployments not noted.|