FRV Scotia 6/55
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1955-06-24 — 1955-07-27|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Larval haddock survey.
The Butt-Faroe Line.
The oceanic study.
Icelandic pelagic trawl.
|Chief scientist||Jake H Fraser (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.63 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: A number of temperature measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Description: A number of plankton surevys took place during the cruise. Numbers of catches were good. No. of hauls not noted.|
|Zooplankton||Description: A number of plankton surevys took place during the cruise. Numbers of catches were good. No. of hauls not noted.|
|Pelagic fish||Description: 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 fish||Quantity: 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 echosounding||Description: The echometer was deployed throughout the cruise. No. of deployments not noted.|