Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 6/55

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier6/55
Cruise period1955-06-24 — 1955-07-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesLarval haddock survey.
The Butt-Faroe Line.
The oceanic study.
Trawling.
Herring.
Great Lining.
Shark fishing.
Productivity.
Corbin net.
Icelandic pelagic trawl.
Echosounding.
Chief scientistJake H Fraser (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/55 cruise report sc06_55.pdf — access key 'C' (0.63 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: A number of plankton surevys took place during the cruise. Numbers of catches were good. No. of hauls not noted.
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton surevys took place during the cruise. Numbers of catches were good. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of lines were used to try to catch sharks. Catches were very poor, with only 3 being caught. No. of lines not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 7
Description: Trawls were carried out at a number of stations. Hauls produced a good catch of haddock.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echometer was deployed throughout the cruise. No. of deployments not noted.