FRV Scotia 1699S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (748S)|
|Cruise period||1999-10-06 — 1999-10-28|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To undertake pelagic fishing trials using both upper and lower net drum winches.
2. To carry out fully instrumented engineering performance measurements on PT 168.
3. To conduct joint trials with the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) on the efficiency of a size selective mackerel grid installed in a pelagic trawl.
4. To measure water flow in front of, below and behind the grid at typical towing speeds.
5. To obtain video film of mackerel behaviour while selection is taking place.
|Chief scientist||R Derek Galbraith (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Northern North Sea and NW of Shetland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 8|
Description: Trawl hauls, Including 21 hours of video film