FRV Scotia 0904S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (748S)|
|Cruise period||2004-06-08 — 2004-06-28|
|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 from trawling for atresia and maturity assessment.
3. To deploy Hydro mooring.
|Chief scientist||David G Reid (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Iain M Gibb (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||North Sea, Faroe-Shetland Channel, Shelf edge west of the UK and Ireland|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: Sea surface temperature and salinity were collected continuously using a thermosalinograph.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 229|
Description: sorted for fish eggs.
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 6|
Description: 3 tows with GOV trawl and 3 with PT170 trawl to collect mackerel and horse mackerel ovaries for fecundity and atresia assessment.