Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/62

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/62
Cruise period1962-08-08 — 1962-09-03
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
Objectives1) The Rattray-Fladen line.
2) to locate trawlable concentrations of herring for the commercial trawlers taking part in the B.I.B experiment.
3) to trawl alongside one or more of the trawlers.
4) echo-sounding.
Chief scientistGeorge McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/62 cruise report sc08_62.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 46
Description: herring
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 46
Description: locate trawlable areas
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: locate herring traces