Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/55

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/55
Cruise period1955-09-08 — 1955-09-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Herring trawling.
2. Herring tagging.
Chief scientistW Dickson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/55 cruise report sc08_55.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 500
Description: A number of herring were tagged throughout the cruise.
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 500
Description: A number of herring were tagged throughout the cruise.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: A number of bottom samples were collected using Smith's grab. No. of samples not noted.
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingDescription: A number of bottom samples were collected using Smith's grab. No. of samples not noted.