Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5/68
Cruise period1968-06-27 — 1968-07-16
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton and productivity, trawling.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5/68 cruise report sc05_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of observations = 1
Description: continuous thermograph
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: chlorophyll a
ZooplanktonDescription: Gulf III high speed sampler, 1m 26 net, W.P.2, W.P.3 and multi-depth indicator
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 26
Description: Vinge trawl including haddock, whiting and norway pout
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 26
Description: Vinge trawls including cod, dab and roundfish
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 26
Description: Vinge trawls including nephrops
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: round fish stomachs; nematode incidence in cod; live and deep frozen samples collected
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: sediment sample
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: record traces pelagic fish