Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 7/61

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier7/61
Cruise period1961-09-06 — 1961-09-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton, fishing, Nephrops and echosounding surveys.
Chief scientistRobert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/61 cruise report sc07_61.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 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 experiments = 1
Description: culture testing the effects of various plankton extracts on phytoplankton growth
ZooplanktonDescription: Gulf III and Plankton Indicator hauls at every station, other samples taken with 1m silk netsand standard nets
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: herring, haddock, whiting and other fish
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: cod, small gadoids, lemon sole, plaice, megrim, witch, turbot and other fish
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: nephrops
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: continuous record