Cruise inventory

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
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
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 — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificCentral North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 6/82 cruise track — trk2879.html
Measurements 
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