Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 6/64

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier6/64
Cruise period1964-08-09 — 1964-09-02
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe ship sailed to Turbot Bank where drift indicators, bottom current markes and drift bottles were released at 06:30 on 9th August. The Fladen-Rattay line was successfully completed. Current indicators were released off Wick. Trawling and tagging cod, haddock and whiting.
Chief scientistJohn R G Hislop (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/64 cruise report sc06_64.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: samples at suitable stations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: samples at suitable stations
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: surface samples 2-3 times daily
NitrateDescription: surface samples 2-3 times daily
SilicateDescription: surface samples 2-3 times daily
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: plankton sampling
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of experiments = 1
Description: feeding
ZooplanktonDescription: plankton sampling
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 3086
Description: 1926 haddock, 246 cod and 914 whiting
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: 7 whiting gall bladder preserved; cod examined for nematodes