Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1198S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1198S
Cruise period1998-06-16 — 1998-07-07
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a mackerel egg survey (ICES Triennial Survey), on the Western shelf and shelf edge.
2. To collect mackerel and horse mackerel samples for atresia and maturity assessment.
Chief scientistAlexander P Robb (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectMackerel Egg Triennial Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1198S cruise report sc11_98.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShelf edge west of UK and Ireland, western approaches, NE Atlantic
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1198S cruise track — trk4361a.html FRV Scotia 1198S cruise track — trk4361b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 21
Description: Thermosalinograph
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 147
Description: Tows undulating CTD
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 147
Description: Tows Gulf III
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: Hauls GOV bottom trawl