FRV Scotia 1104S
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (748S)|
|Cruise period||2004-07-26 — 2004-08-21|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1.To take part in an internationally co-ordinated demersal trawling survey of the North Sea.
2. To collect temperature and salinity profiles at each trawling station.
3. Carry out benthic sampling along the track of 40 trawl stations.
4. Collect samples of low nutrient seawater from statistical rectangle 45F1 (or an adjacent rectangle).
5. Carry out trawl and benthic survey work in the location of the proposed Buzzard platform.
|Chief scientist||Kenneth A Coull (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise programme||(0.12 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||The North Sea and west of Orkney and Shetland Islands|
|Track charts||(0.09 MB)|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 96|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 87|
Description: One haul of 30 minutes' duration carried out at each location. Length frequency data collected for each species and age data for cod, haddock, whiting, saithe, Norway pout, sprat, herring and mackerel.