FRV Scotia 2/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier2/81
Cruise period1981-02-25 — 1981-03-16
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesRoutine demersal trawling survey of Rockall Bank and the grounds off the north and west coasts of Scotland.
Chief scientistJohn R G Hislop (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2/81 cruise report sc02_81.pdf (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall Bank, west of Outer Hebrides, Minches, northwest of Ireland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 2/81 cruise track — trk2696a.html FRV Scotia 2/81 cruise track — trk2696b.html
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 40
Description: survey: monitoring, distribution, population structures
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 39