FRV Scotia 5/55
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1955-05-31 — 1955-06-16|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Haddock larval survey and shark fishing programme.
Productivity studies at Fladen Ground.
Usual hydrographic and plankton observations.
|Chief scientist||Bennet B Rae (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.29 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: A number of temperature and salinity measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Description: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise and catches proved to be very good. No. of hauls not noted.|
|Pelagic fish||Description: A number of shark lines were shot during the cruise. Catches of porbeagle were poor. No. of lines not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Description: A number of trawls were carried out throughout the cruise, but catches were poor. No. of trawls not noted.|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Multi-beam echosounding||Description: Continuous use of the echo-sounder took place during the first part of the cruise, until a fault developed and its use had to be persisted.|