FRV Scarba 8A/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scarba (74RG)
Cruise identifier8A/71
Cruise period1971-10-14 — 1971-11-03
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a pre-recruit demersal fish and environmental survey of the northern North Sea.
2. To bring back live fish to the aquarium.
Chief scientistArthur S Jermyn (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), John R G Hislop (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scarba 8A/71 cruise report scarba8a_71.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 26
Description: mechanical
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 26
Description: 8 top & bottom only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 26
NitrateQuantity: 26
NitriteQuantity: 26
AmmoniaQuantity: 26
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: 3
Description: chemical pollution
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 26
ZooplanktonQuantity: 27
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 26
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 26