FRV Scotia 0599S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (748S)|
|Cruise period||1999-03-23 — 1999-04-10|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To survey the abundance and distribution of anglerfish and megrims off the north and west coasts of Scotland.
2. To obtain information on the reproductive biology of anglerfish and megrims.
3. To sample anglerfish postlarvae.
4. To collect anglerfish tissue for genetic studies.
5. To sample spawning haddock and cod.
6. To collect morphometric data from black scabbardfish.
|Chief scientist||John R G Hislop (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||West of Outer Hebrides to north of Shetland|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 19|
Description: Salinity measurements underway (surface)
|Other physical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of deployments = 44|
Description: Bottom temperature recorded by minilogger attached to trawl
|Biology and fisheries|
|Nekton||Quantity: number of hauls = 26|
Description: Trawl hauls, Methot Net (Ichthyoplankton/Nekton)
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 44|
Description: Trawl Hauls, Fishing depths: 100-1090m