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Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0285S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0285S
Cruise period1985-02-01 — 1985-02-22
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo take part in the ICES International Young Fish Survey in the North Sea.
Chief scientistAndrew W Newton (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0285S cruise report sc02_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShetland, Moray Firth, northwestern and central North Sea, west coast of Denmark
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0285S cruise track — trk3178.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 59
Description: surface and bottom
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 58
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 59
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 59
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 4
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 6
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 70
Description: Isaacs-Kidd midwater trawls during hours of darkness.
BirdsDescription: Contact A Webb, Sast Nature Conservancy Council, Aberdeen
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of samples = 60
Description: distribution, monitoring, pathology
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 60