Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/63

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/63
Cruise period1963-08-22 — 1963-09-03
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesSampling of Norway lobster stocks in the Moray Firth. Also, hydrography, plankton surveys and trawling.
Chief scientistHarold J Thomas (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/63 cruise report sc08_63.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: plankton
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: plankton
Pelagic fishDescription: most common caught: whiting
Demersal fishDescription: most common caught: cod and plaice
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 1670
Description: nephrops
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: cod examined for nematodes