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FRV Scotia 1399S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1399S
Cruise period1999-08-04 — 1999-08-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To undertake a demersal trawling survey of the North Sea.
2. To obtain temperature and salinity data from the surface and sea bed at each trawling location.
3. To obtain fish samples from the Piper Alpha area.
Chief scientistKenneth A Coull (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectBottom Trawl Surveys (Quarter 3)
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1399S cruise report 1399s.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 74
Description: CTD deployed at each station when weather conditions allowed
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 87
Description: Hauls of 30 minutes duration carried out using a GOV trawl with small mesh lined cod-end length data collected for all species and age data collected for; Cod, Haddock,Whiting, Saithe, Norway pout, Herring, Sprat and Mackerel.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 87
Description: Hauls of 30 minutes duration carried out using a GOV trawl with small mesh lined cod-end length data collected for all species and age data collected for; Cod, Haddock,Whiting, Saithe, Norway pout, Herring, Sprat and Mackerel.