FRV Scotia 1499S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1499S
Cruise period1999-08-27 — 1999-09-10
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To undertake a demersal survey on Rockall Plateau.
2. To compare the fishing capabilities of two different trawls.
3. To investigate the distribution of monkfish and megrim in deeper waters.
Chief scientistAndrew W Newton (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1499S cruise report sc14_99.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNortheast Atlantic, Rockall Plateau
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Description: Trawl hauls made using a Methot net, post larval monkfish, 400m 600m 800m
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 43
Description: Trawl hauls, Haddock stock assesment
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Description: Comparitive trawls, Aberdeen 48ft trawl (ground gear)