Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/57

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/57
Cruise period1957-09-03 — 1957-09-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton and trawling surveys.
Chief scientistBennet B Rae (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/57 cruise report sc08_57.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificButt of Lewis-Faroe, Nolso-Flugga
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
SestonDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Catches were good, despite reports of poor fishing. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of sharking lines were deployed during the cruise. Catches were poor, with only 1 porbeagle being caught. No. of lines deployed not noted
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Catches were good, despite reports of poor fishing. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Catches were good, despite reports of poor fishing. No. of hauls not noted.