FRV Scotia 6/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier6/82
Cruise period1982-06-09 — 1982-06-28
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic and midwater trawling survey of the North Sea mackerel stock.
2. To carry out a plankton survey for mackerel eggs.
Chief scientistMartin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/82 cruise report sc06_82.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificCentral North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 6/82 cruise track — trk2879.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 67
Description: Temperature only
Water bottle stationsDescription: S surface only
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of surveys = 2
Description: plankton surveys for mackerel eggs.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 67
Description: biomass determination
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 23
Description: amphibians