FRV Scotia 1284S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1984-10-11 — 1984-10-30|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To participate in the ICES coordinated herring larval survey in the ICES Division VIa.
2. To recover the current mooring deployed to the west of the Outer Hebrides.
3. To collect water samples for radio-caesium monitoring.
4. To collect herring larvae for biochemical studies.
|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||Herring Larval Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||North coast of Scotland, Outer Hebrides, Minches, northwest Ireland|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of recoveries = 4|
Description: 4 current meters recovered; 75 days.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of hauls = 209|
Description: plankton hauls.