Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 7/56

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier7/56
Cruise period1956-08-17 — 1956-09-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. Herring trawling and tagging.
2. Herring larvae survey.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/56 cruise report sc07_56.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFladen area
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeDescription: herring larvae survey took place during the cruise with tow nets
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of deployments = 50
Description: of "Craig Indicatosr" in a string for part of the herring larvae survey
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 32
Description: Pick-a-Back trawl: haddock, whiting and herring. The herring caught was not suitable for tagging though.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 32
Description: Pick-a-Back trawl: haddock, whiting and herring. The herring caught was not suitable for tagging though.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 32
Description: Pick-a-Back trawl: rough dab