FRV Scotia 0795S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1995-04-22 — 1995-05-14|
|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 these species.
2. To sample adult mackerel and horse mackerel to obtain ovary samples for estimation of atresia.
3. To measure temperature and salinity in the area.
|Chief scientist||Martin Walsh (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||Western Mackerel Egg Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||Bay of Biscay|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Shelf edge, W of Ireland, SW Approaches|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: Whole cruise|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of hauls = 133|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of hauls = 133|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 4|