FRV Scotia 9/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier9/81
Cruise period1981-09-09 — 1981-09-28
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo conduct a herring larval survey to the north and west of Scotland.
Chief scientistJ A Gauld (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectHerring larval Survey by ICES
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/81 cruise report sc09_81.pdf (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth and west of Scotland; northwest of Ireland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 9/81 cruise track — trk2702a.html FRV Scotia 9/81 cruise track — trk2702b.html
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 271
Description: samples collected using a Dutch Gulf III sampler.