Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 2B/64

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier2B/64
Cruise period1964-03-26 — 1964-04-07
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTagging of cod, haddock and whiting. In addition, gonads from untagged whiting and haddock were preserved and up to 50 whiting from each statistical square were deep frozen.

Daily samples were taken for salinity, phosphate, silicated and nitrate from the pump.
Chief scientistDavid J Symonds (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2B/64 cruise report sc02b_64.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 13
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 6
Description: carboys filled with seawater
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 13
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 13
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 13
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 50
Description: whiting from each statistical square deep frozen
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 2082
Description: 1375 cod, 666 haddock and 41 whiting
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: gonads from haddock and whiting preserved