FRV Scotia 1084S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1984-08-31 — 1984-09-13|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To participate in the ICES co-ordinated herring larval surveys in Division Iva (N).
2. To collect water samples as part of the Lowestoft Radio-Caesium Monitoring Programme.
3. To collect herring larvae using a metre net and preserve in liquid nitrogen as part of a study on the lipid fatty acid content of larvae.
4. To sample an additional station grid off North and South Uist over the period of 8-11 September.
5. To pick out fish larvae from plankton samples collected during the cruise.
|Chief scientist||Paul W Rankine (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||Herring Larval Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||North coast of Scotland, Outer Hebrides, Minches|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 3|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 209|
Description: completed using Gulf III samplers for identification and biomass determination of herring larvae.