Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/58

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/58
Cruise period1958-08-22 — 1958-09-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydro-biological survey.
Trawling.
Firth of Forth survey.
Chief scientistHarold J Thomas (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/58 cruise report sc08_58.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise. Some herring larvae were found in the catches. No. of hauls not noted.
Eggs and larvaeDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise. Some herring larvae were found in the catches. No. of hauls not noted.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 500
Description: A number of lobster specimens were collected, only one female was berried.