FRV Scotia 0492S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1992-04-18 — 1992-05-06|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey for mackerel and horse mackerel eggs on the "western" stocks of those species.
2. To sample adult mackerel to obtain ovary samples for estimation of atresia.
3. To sample adult horse mackerel to obtain ovary samples for estimation of fecundity.
4. To monitor temperature and salinity in the sampling area.
|Chief scientist||Martin Walsh (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||West Ireland / Biscay|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 16|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Quantity: number of stations = 112|
Description: stations, towed CTD oblique hauls (H10)
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 112|
Description: stations, Mackerel and Horse Mackerel eggs
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 5|
Description: stations, fecundity and atresia samples