Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0288S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0288S
Cruise period1988-02-03 — 1988-02-23
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 0288S cruise report sc02_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificCentral and northern North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0288S cruise track — sc02_88track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 46
Description: surface and bottom; 1 with salinity only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 92
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 92
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 92
RadioactivityQuantity: number of stations = 4
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 42
Description: Isaacs-Kidd midwater trawl used to sample pre-metamorphosis herring during hours of darkness.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 55
Description: one hour hauls.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 55
Description: one hour hauls.