FRV Scotia 10/83
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1983-09-29 — 1983-10-17|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To participate in the ICES coordinated herring larval surveys in Division VIa.
2. To collect sea water samples at Cape Wrath, in the Pentland Firth and at Aberdeen as part of the Lowestoft radio caesium programme.
3. To collect, measure and preserve freshly caught, recently hatched, herring larvae as part of a project investigating the genetic composition of herring larvae.
4. To pick out and tube fish larvae from plankton samples during the cruise.
|Chief scientist||John A Morrison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Paul W Rankine (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||ICES Herring Larval Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.58 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||North coast of Scotland, Minches, west of Outer Hebrides, north and northwest of Ireland|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
Description: Surface salinity only
|Other dissolved substances||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of samples = 260|