Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 12/58

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier12/58
Cruise period1958-12-05 — 1958-12-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Herring larval survey of the western central North Sea.
2. Firth of Forth Norway lobster investigations.
Chief scientistJames Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 12/58 cruise report sc12_58.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature and salinity samples were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise. Very little herring larvae was collected. No. of hauls not noted.
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise. Very little herring larvae was collected. No. of hauls not noted.
Eggs and larvaeDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise. Very little herring larvae was collected. No. of hauls not noted.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: A number of hauls were made during the cruise. 576 Norway lobsters were caught.