Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 4/60

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier4/60
Cruise period1960-05-21 — 1960-06-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesComparative trawling.
Tagging.
Nephrops survey.
Hydrography, plankton and echo-sounding surveys.
Chief scientistJames M Lamont (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 4/60 cruise report sc04_60.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 2
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 2
Pelagic fishQuantity: activity duration in days = 8
Description: comparitive trawling: haddock and whiting
Demersal fishQuantity: activity duration in days = 8
Description: comparitive trawling: cod
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 42
Description: nephrops
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 583
Description: 400 plaice and 183 spurdogfish
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: cod examined for nematodes
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosounding