FRV Scotia 1/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1/81
Cruise period1981-02-14 — 1981-02-19
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To measure the towing performance of two commercial pelagic nets.
2. To assess the suitability of these nets for sampling herring and mackerel, particuarly at high towing speeds.
Chief scientistRichard S T Ferro (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1/81 cruise report sc01_81.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificCape Wrath, Sound of Raasay, Moray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: gear trials