FRV Scotia 8/49
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1949-08-10 — 1949-08-17|
|Port of departure||Leith, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To obtain plankton samples over herring spawning grounds with a view to charting distribution of herring larvae.
2. To obtain data on temperature and salinity conditions in the neighbourhood of spawning grounds.
3. To sample the fish population by trawl. In addition the echo-sounder was used extensively in an attempt to find traces of fish.
|Chief scientist||Robert W Ellis (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.50 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: A number of temperature and salinity measurements were taken throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Description: A number of plankton samples were collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.|
|Pelagic fish||Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. A variety of fish were caught. No. of trawls not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. A variety of fish were caught. No. of trawls not noted.|