FRV Scotia 1899S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1899S
Cruise period1999-11-13 — 1999-12-05
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES coordinated Western Division Bottom trawl survey.
2. To carry out a comparative fishing exercise with the Celtic Voyager.
3. To collect temperature and salinity data.
The cruise is part of a long term series to determine the distribution and abundance of the major demersal and pelagic fish species around the area to the North and West of Scotland and the Irish Sea.
Chief scientistAlexander P Robb (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1899S cruise report sc18_99.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth and west of Scotland and Ireland, Irish Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1899S cruise track — sc18_99track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 22
Description: continuous thermosalinograph
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 61
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 57
Description: GOV trawls
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 57
Description: GOV trawls