FRV Scotia 1286S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1986-11-28 — 1986-12-17|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey for 0- group and 1-group mackerel.
2. To monitor sea surface temperature and salinity throughout the survey.
3. To collect water samples for radio caesium monitoring.
4. To collect mackerel ovaries for fecundity investigations.
5. To collect and freeze mackerel for biochemical analysis and to determine a weight-length relationship.
|Chief scientist||Martin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.20 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Continental shelf west of Ireland and Scotland, Donegal Bay, north coast of Ireland, north of Scotland, Orkney, Shetland|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: logged every 10 minutes throughout the cruise.|
|Radioactivity||Description: water sample for radio-caesium analysis.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 28|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 28|