Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/58

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5/58
Cruise period1958-05-30 — 1958-06-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydro-plankton survey.
Halibut tagging.
Chief scientistAlasdair D McIntyre (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5/58 cruise report sc05_58.pdf — access key 'C' (0.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificButt-Faroe line and the Fladen ground
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made thorughout the cruise. No. of hauls were made throughout the cruise.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 48
Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Good catches of halibut were made and 638 were tagged. A number of cod were caught and their stomach contents sampled.
TaggingsQuantity: number of hauls = 48
Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Good catches of halibut were made and 638 were tagged. A number of cod were caught and their stomach contents sampled.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of images = 120
Description: The underwater camera was deployed and a number of images collected.
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echo-sounder was run throughout the cruise. No. of deployments not noted.