FRV Scotia 1392S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1992-10-06 — 1992-10-15|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To complete a plankton survey off the Scottish north and west coasts (area VIa) as part of the ICES International Herring Larval Surveys.
2. To collect surface temperature and salinity data during the survey.
3. To collect live plankton materials for photographic recording.
4. To undertake preliminary trials of a newly developed net sampling system.
|Chief scientist||Steven J Hay (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||Herring Larval Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Scottish North coast, Hebrides, Minches|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: number of measurements = 1350|
Description: pumped supply at 3m
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 155|
Description: Plankton samples, dutch gulf 3, 250 mu
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of samples = 155|
Description: Fish larval counts