FRV Scotia 6/83
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1983-06-08 — 1983-06-27|
|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 co-ordinated international survey to determine western mackerel spawning stock size.
2. To sample mackerel concentrations in the survey area.
3. To interface the satellite navigation system with the computer.
|Chief scientist||Martin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||ICES Mackerel Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.21 MB)|
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||West of Scotland and Ireland to Bay of Biscay|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: See MAFF Fisheries Research Data Report No 17, 1989|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of samples = 119|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 12|