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
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
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
Measurements 
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
ZooplanktonDescription: plankton sampling
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of experiments = 1
Description: feeding
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