Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0991S_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0991S_1
Cruise period1991-09-06 — 1991-09-11
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnUllapool, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES coordinated 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.
4. To obtain micro-photographs of live zooplankton and fish larvae.
Chief scientistPaul W Rankine (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectInt. Herring Larval Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0991S_1 cruise report sc09_91part1.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Western North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0991S_1 cruise track — trk3764.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of measurements = 900
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 79
Description: plankton hauls GULF III