FRV Scotia 1706S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (748S)|
|Cruise period||2006-11-01 — 2006-11-12|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
1. To undertake a nationally co-ordinated demersal trawling survey of anglerfish on the Rockall Plateau.
2. To tag anglerfish with data storage tags and return them to the sea.
3. To conduct trials of lighting and camera viewing angles at various altitudes from the seabed using the TV sled.
4. To obtain temperature and salinity profiles at each trawling station.
|Chief scientist||Paul G Fernandes (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.16 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Rockall area and Moray Firth|
|Other physical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: activity duration in days = 13|
|Other physical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of stations = 29|
Description: Net-mounted CTD
|Other chemical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of samples = 27|
Description: Water samples for calibration of thermosalinograph
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 38|
Description: Fish samples
|Geology and geophysics|
|Multi-beam echosounding||Quantity: activity duration in days = 13|
Description: EK 60 echosounder - data collected on four frequencies