FRV Scotia 0684S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1984-05-29 — 1984-06-22|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey for mackerel eggs in the North Sea as part of a co-ordinated international survey to determine North Sea spawning stock size.
2. To sample mackerel concentrations in the survey area.
3. To test and install new computer software.
|Chief scientist||James A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Specific||Central and northern North Sea|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: continuous monitoring throughout the cruise.|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 203|
Description: surface samples only
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of hauls = 203|
Description: each haul lasting three minutes at each depth (20m, 15m, 10m, 5m and just below the surface).
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 18|
Description: biomass determination