FRV Scotia 4/83
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1983-04-27 — 1983-05-16|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey for mackerel eggs along the edge of the continental shelf from the Bay of Biscay to west of Ireland as part of a coordinated international survey to determine western mackerel spawning stock size.
2. To sample mackerel concentrations in the survey area.
|Chief scientist||Martin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||ICES Mackerel Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Continental shelf west of Scotland and Ireland, Donegal Bay, Bay of Biscay|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 125|
Description: Surface samples only. See MAFF Fisheries Research Data Report No 17, 1989.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 125|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 10|