FRV Scotia 0995S_2
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1995-06-15 — 1995-07-03|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To obtain estimates of distribution and abundance of Nephrops on the Fladen Ground, Noup, North Minch, South Minch and Firth of Clyde using underwater television and trawling.
2. To use the trawl caught samples to examine biological features of Nephrops at different sites throughout the survey area.
3. To collect sediment samples at each TV station.
4. To obtain samples of adult (and if possible larval/juvenile) squid for Aberdeen University; EC funded project.
|Chief scientist||Nick Bailey (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.19 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Fladen Ground, Noup, North Minch, South Minch and Firth of Clyde|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 2|
Description: radio-caesium analysis.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of samples = 134|
Description: Nephrops survey using 50mm Prawn Trawl.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 134|
Description: Day grabs
|Bottom photography||Quantity: number of deployments = 134|
Description: TV Sledge