Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1505S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1505S
Cruise period2005-10-13 — 2005-10-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
ObjectivesTo test the hypothesis that all monkfish that pass between the doors are caught in the new monkfish trawl. This required:

1. Setting up and performance testing new gear.
2. Setting up and testing monitoring gear; cameras, RCTV & ScanMar.
3. Carrying out a series of monitored tows in a variety of situations.
Chief scientistDavid G Reid (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectMF0363
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1505S cruise report 1505s.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth of Scotland, Orkney and Shetland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1505S cruise track — 1505strk.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of deployments = 60
Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise, 26 of which were accompanied by RCTV. Multiple minicams were also attached to the trawl net.
Gear researchQuantity: number of deployments = 60
Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise, 26 of which were accompanied by RCTV. Multiple minicams were also attached to the trawl net.