FRV Scotia 0100S_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0100S_2
Cruise period2000-01-08 — 2000-01-20
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo carry out a combined acoustic and trawl survey on the western mackerel stocks immediately prior to the start of the migration.
Chief scientistDavid G Reid (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0100S_2 cruise report sc01_00.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwest of Scotland, north of Shetland and North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0100S_2 cruise track — sc01_00track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 12
Description: thermosalinograph
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 4
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: sampling mackerel and herring with some haddock and Norway pout
Pelagic fishQuantity: activity duration in days = 12
Description: acoustic surveying for mackerel shoals