Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 4/62

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier4/62
Cruise period1962-04-01 — 1962-04-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton and trawling.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 4/62 cruise report sc04_62.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: all stations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: T and S measured at the bottom at all stations and at intermediate depths at 24 stations
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: oblique townet samples at all stations; restricted sampling with standard and 1 metre townets
ZooplanktonDescription: oblique townet samples at all stations; restricted sampling with standard and 1 metre townets
Eggs and larvaeDescription: herring larvae
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: trawls included: whiting, small hake and herring plaice, cod
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: trawls included: plaice and cod
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: trawls included nephrops
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: cod were reasonably free of infection