Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1291S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1291S
Cruise period1991-11-27 — 1991-12-17
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey for 0- and 1-group mackerel.
2. To compare bottom trawl catch rates at agreed fixed stations with an Irish and Dutch research vessel.
3. To collect water samples for radio-caesium monitoring.
Chief scientistMartin Walsh (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectBottom Trawl Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1291S cruise report sc12_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth West of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1291S cruise track — sc12_91track.pdf (0.11 MB)  FRV Scotia 1291S cruise track — trk3775.html FRV Scotia 1291S cruise track — trk3775b.html FRV Scotia 1291S cruise track — trk3775c.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: logged continuously throughout the cruise.
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 3
Description: radio caesium
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 53
Description: trawls
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 53