FRV Scotia 0785S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1985-07-12 — 1985-08-01|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To participate in an ICES - coordinated acoustic and midwater trawling survey of herring in the north western North Sea and north of Scotland.
2. To obtain samples of herring for biological analysis.
3. To make continuous recordings of salinity and temperature and take regular samples for chlorophyll determination. Due to the breakdown of equipment this work was not carried out.
4. To collect water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
|Chief scientist||Roger S Bailey (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||ICES Herring Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Western North Sea, Orkney, Shetland, north of Scotland|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 3|
Description: water samples collected for radio-caesium analysis.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 31|
Description: carried out using a 'Scotia Pelagic Sampling Trawl' for biomass determination and population structures.
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of samples = 127|
Description: hydrocarbon concentrations