Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1/51

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier1/51
Cruise period1951-04-23 — 1951-05-07
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo carry out a detailed biological and hydrographic survey of the Faroe plataeu and to carry out extensive haddock marking experiments there.
Chief scientistRodney Jones (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1/51 cruise report sc01_51.pdf — access key 'C' (0.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
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 hauls were made throughout the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: A number of hauls made throughout the cruise. Lemon sole, cod and haddock were all caught.