FRV Scotia 0701S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (748S)|
|Cruise period||2001-04-10 — 2001-04-30|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To carry out mackerel egg survey (ICES Triennial Survey) on the western shelf edge.
2) To collect fish samples, by trawling, for atresia and maturity assessment.
|Chief scientist||David G Reid (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Iain M Gibb (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||ICES Triennial Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.43 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||Shelf edge west of the UK and Ireland; western approaches|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 165|
Description: CTD profile at each station
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: Thermosalinograph measurements underway|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 165|
Description: Plankton stations (Gulf III). samples were sorted for fish eggs of mackerel and horse mackerel
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 10|
Description: Trawls for mackerel to collect mackerel ovaries for fecundity and atresia studies. Length, total weight, liver weight and age also noted.