FRV Scotia 9/55
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1955-10-01 — 1955-10-17|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To study the use of the Kingfisher echosounder as a means of detecting white-fish and to estimate their vertical distribution.
2. To use the "pick-a-back" trawl to examine the vertical distribution of white-fish near the bottom by day and by night.
3. To obtain information on the incidence of Lernaea in Gadoids.
|Chief scientist||W Dickson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Biology and fisheries|
|Benthic bacteria/micro-organisms||Description: A survey for lernaea took place during the cruise. Very little infaction was found. No. of samples not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Description: A number of trawls took place during the cruise. No. of trawls not noted.|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Multi-beam echosounding||Description: The echo-sounder was used throughout the cruise. Yet due to small fish catches almost no marks were recorded. No. of deployments not noted.|