Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/61

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/61
Cruise period1961-10-08 — 1961-10-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesNephrops survey (Firth of Forth).
Trawling.
Chief scientistZbigniew Kabata (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/61 cruise report sc08_61.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: all stations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: bottom samples, all stations
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: surface and bottom samples, all stations
PhosphateDescription: surface and bottom samples, all stations
NitrateDescription: surface and bottom samples, all stations
SilicateDescription: surface and bottom samples, all stations
pHDescription: surface and bottom samples, all stations
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 6
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 6
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: herring survey, only found in 1 of the hauls
CrustaceansDescription: nephrops survey
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of specimens = 260
Description: vertebral count on whiting
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 150
Description: whiting gall bladder