Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 6/66

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier6/66
Cruise period1966-08-08 — 1966-08-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesAn investigation of whiting stocks off the Scottish north and west coasts by means of blood, parasite infestation and morphometric techniques.
Chief scientistNoel P Wilkins (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/66 cruise report sc06_66.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of profiles = 3
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of profiles = 3
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of specimens = 600
Description: whiting haemoglobin examined
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: 3 using 1m net and 1 using standard fine mesh net
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: 3 using 1m net and 1 using standard fine mesh net
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: blood samples collected from other species