Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 3/73

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier3/73
Cruise period1973-03-09 — 1973-03-28
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe purpose of this cruise was to conduct an acoustic and mid-water trawling survey for blue whiting in the area to the north-west of Scotland and at Rockall.
Chief scientistJohn Richards (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwest of Scotland and Rockall
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 37
BirdsQuantity: activity duration in days = 19
Description: sea bird survey
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: activity duration in days = 19
Description: Continuous measurements of deep scattering layers
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 14