Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 12/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier12/69
Cruise period1969-12-11 — 1969-12-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To tag plaice and lemon sole caught in an otter trawl fitted with a canvas codend in which the fish could be lifted out of the sea without being crushed.
2. To conduct trials with a further modification to the detachable codend.
Chief scientistD W Armstrong (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 12/69 cruise report sc12_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 541
Description: 77 plaice, 35 lemon sole, 77 cod, 333 haddock and 19 whiting tagged