FRV Scotia 1484S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1984-11-29 — 1984-12-18|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out an echo integrator survey for sprats in the Western North Sea between the Moray Firth and Flamborough Head.
2. To identify the echo traces using midwater trawls PT154 (Young Gadoid Trawl) and the Isaacs Kidd midwater trawl, and to sample the fish caught.
3. To collect acoustic data from each consecutive transmission for subsequent detailed analysis.
4. To test 57kHz transponders with the SX200 sonar system.
|Chief scientist||J Ian Edwards (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
|Specific||Western North Sea between Moray Firth and Flamborough Head|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: trawl hauls made to identify fish traces.|
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.||Quantity: track kilometres = 6482|
Description: Simrad SX202 sonar.