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FRV Scotia 5/64

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5/64
Cruise period1964-07-04 — 1964-07-31
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnGranton, United Kingdom
ObjectivesSampling of Norway lobster stocks and plankton and hydrographic investigations undertaken in the Firth of Clyde, Sound of Jura, South Minch, Inner Minch, North Minch, Noup Deep, Moray Firth and the Firth of Forth.
Chief scientistHarold J Thomas (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5/64 cruise report sc05_64.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: samples taken
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: samples taken from standard depths
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: current indicators
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: plankton samples
ZooplanktonDescription: plankton samples
Pelagic fishDescription: most common white fish: herring, haddock, hake and whiting
Demersal fishDescription: most common white fish: plaice, cod, lemon sole, megrim and witch
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 51000
Description: nephrops measured and classified
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 4700
Description: nephrops
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: cod examined for nematodes
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: stomach contents of white fish examined
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photography