FRV Scotia 7/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier7/81
Cruise period1981-07-15 — 1981-08-03
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo investigate the migration of the west coast mackerel stock.
Chief scientistD N MacLennan (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/81 cruise report sc07_81.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificContinental shelf edge north and west of Scotland and Ireland; Shetland area.
Track chartsFRV Scotia 7/81 cruise track — trk2700a.html FRV Scotia 7/81 cruise track — trk2700b.html
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: distribution
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: number of observations = 350
Description: pelagic fish-type echo traces observed.
Exploratory fishing
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 29
Description: handline fishing