FRV Scotia 9/54

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier9/54
Cruise period1954-12-02 — 1954-12-15
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydro-plankton survey.
Herring larvae survey.
Chief scientistJohn B Tait (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/54 cruise report sc09_54.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature 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.
Eggs and larvaeDescription: A herring larvae survey took place during the cruise. A number of stations were worked. No. of stations not noted.
Gear researchQuantity: number of observations = 2
Description: A number of tests were made with the Carruthers' Current Cone.