Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 2/66

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier2/66
Cruise period1966-04-04 — 1966-04-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesDelayed sailing due to over running of the refit. Trawling, hydrographic and planktn sampling.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2/66 cruise report sc02_66.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: throughout cruise
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: drift indicators released at standard positions
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: samples taken at a few positions
NitrateDescription: samples taken at a few positions
SilicateDescription: samples taken at a few positions
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: sampling with 1m net and plankton indicator
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 44
Description: Gulf III
ZooplanktonDescription: sampling with 1m net and plankton indicator
Pelagic fishDescription: Wing trawl including: haddock, whiting and herring
Demersal fishDescription: Wing trawl including: cod
CrustaceansDescription: Wing trawl including: nephrops
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 9
Description: cod
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 262
Description: fish blood
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: incidence of nematodes in cod recorded
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: intestinal tracks of whiting, haddock and cod collected
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: haddock and cod stomachs collected
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: eye lens extracts
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: records