FRV Scotia 0584S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1984-05-03 — 1984-05-22|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the distribution of hydrocarbons in sediments around Beryl and the East Shetland Basin, the Forth Forties Line and the Beatrice oil field.
2. To trawl for commercial fish species for AHH analysis and taste panel assessment.
3. To monitor the Benthos of the Jonsis line and the Beryl oil field.
4. To survey the northern North Sea and north of the Scottish mainland to determine the prevalence of various pathological conditions and parasites of gadoids and flatfish.
5. Collection of water for radio-caesium analysis.
|Chief scientist||A H McVicar (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Alistair D McIntosh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Northwestern North Sea, Firth of Forth, JONSIS line, East Shetland Basin, north coast of Scotland|
|Petroleum residues||Quantity: number of samples = 81|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of samples = 38|
Description: pathology studies