Cruise inventory

Alkaid 0063H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameAlkaid
Cruise identifier0063H
Cruise period1991-09-11 — 1991-09-21
Port of departureUllapool, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES herring larval surveys in ICES sub-division Via(N) (West of Scotland).
2. To count and identify all herring and other fish larvae collected in the plankton samples during the survey.
3. To collect surface sea water temperature and salinity data during the survey.
Chief scientistPaul W Rankine (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectInt. Herring Larval Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportAlkaid 0063H cruise report alkaid_0063h.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificMinches, West of Scotland
Track chartsAlkaid 0063H cruise track — trk3760.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 1480
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: deployed
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 49
Description: samples Dutch GULF III
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters57° 41' 6" N  3° 59' 30" W —