FRV Scotia 1/59
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1959-02-10 — 1959-02-23|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||The main purposes of this cruise were:
1. To study the occurrence and distribution of larval nematodes in cod and codling from Scottish coastal waters.
2. To tag haddock and whiting.
3. To carry out the routine survey of the Nephrops stocks of the Firth of Forth.
|Chief scientist||Bennet B Rae (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.21 MB)|
|Specific||Farne Islands to the Moray firth.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: A number of hauls were made during the cruise. A number of codlings were caught and examined. No. of hauls not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Description: A number of hauls took place during the cruise. A number of haddock and whiting were collected. No. of hauls not noted.|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of surveys = 1|
Description: A survey of the nephrops took place during the cruise.