FRV Scotia 4/49

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier4/49
Cruise period1949-03-30 — 1949-04-10
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTrawling, plankton & hydrography.
Chief scientistJake H Fraser (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 4/49 cruise report sc04_49.pdf (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature and salinity measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton samples were collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 9
Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Fishing was poor.