FRV Scotia 0800S_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0800S_1
Cruise period2000-05-26 — 2000-05-29
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo perform a check monitoring fish disease survey of sewage sludge disposal grounds off the Firth of Forth, a distant reference area (east of Orkney) and in areas in the vicinity of an oil field (Moray Firth). Objectives successfully accomplished with over 8,000 fish (Limanda limanda) examined for disease.
Chief scientistA H McVicar (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0800S_1 cruise report sc08_00.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth, east of Orkney, Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0800S_1 cruise track — trk4479.html
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: Fish disease monitoring,