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FRV Scotia 0191S_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0191S_1
Cruise period1991-01-08 — 1991-01-17
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect data on the distribution of parasites selected as possible indicators of pollution.
2. To collect tapeworms from different fish hosts for taxonomic studies.
3. To examine cod and other teleost fish for larval nematodes and other macroparasites.
4. To survey parasites of selected species of fish in the Shetland/Faroe region.
5. To collect water samples for radio-caesium monitoring.
Chief scientistKenneth MacKenzie (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0191S_1 cruise report sc01_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificEast Shetland basin, Orkney/North Coast
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0191S_1 cruise track — trk3665.html
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 3
Description: water samples taken for radio-caesium analysis
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 24
Description: bottom trawls gathering fish for parasite work