FRV Scotia 9/83
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1983-08-31 — 1983-09-19|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To take part in the ICES co-ordinated herring larval survey to the West of Scotland.
2. To collect herring larvae for genetic studies.
3. To collect water samples for radio caesium monitoring.
|Chief scientist||David W McKay (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||ICES Herring Larval Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||North and east coasts of Scotland, west of Outer Hebrides, north and northwest of Ireland|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 4|
Description: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of hauls = 294|
Description: Gulf III hauls, taxonomy studies