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FRV Scotia 0691S_3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0691S_3
Cruise period1991-06-21 — 1991-07-02
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To intercalibrate methods used to measure the induction of intoxification enzymes (EROD) between the Scottish, German and Norwegian laboratories participating in the NSTF monitoring master plan
2) To measure a suite of biochemical parameters in fish and crustacea sensitive to contaminants at a selection of sites in the northern North Sea particularly in relation to the activity of the oil industry
3) To investigate the relationship between the incidence of fish disease, especially liver tumoursm, and the induction of biochemical response in dab
4) A small number of fish will be kept alive in tanks on the ship in running sea water for short periods
Chief scientistRon Stagg (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise programmeFRV Scotia 0691S_3 cruise programme sc06_91part3.pdf — access key 'C' (1.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea, Rattray Head, Skagerrak/Kattegat, East Shetland Basin, Arbroath/Montrose oil platforms, S of Middle Bank, Eigersundbank, off Hirtshals, off Klitmoller, Klondyke Bank, Viking Bank, Ninian/Brent, Dunlin/Cormorant, SW of Magnus
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0691S_3 cruise track — trk3778.html
Petroleum residuesDescription: contaminants oil related
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsDescription: contaminants oil related
Other dissolved substancesDescription: contaminants oil related
Contaminants in organismsDescription: trawls and traps
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: trawls and traps