FRV Scotia 0500S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (748S)|
|Cruise period||2000-03-27 — 2000-04-10|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Bottom trawl survey of Monkfish (Lophius) and Megrims (lepidorhombus) west of the British Isles.
1. To survey the abundance and distribution of anglerfishes and megrims off the west coasts of Scotland and Ireland.
2. To obtain information on the age, growth, reproductive status and population structure of anglerfishes and megrims.
3. To sample anglerfish postlarvae.
|Chief scientist||John R G Hislop (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.60 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||West coast of Scotland and Ireland|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Quantity: number of hauls = 32|
Description: Tows, Bottom temperature measurements made with minilogger attached to trawl headline.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 32|
Description: Trawl hauls, Lengths and Numbers of each species of fish.