Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1/56

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier1/56
Cruise period1956-02-28 — 1956-03-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydro-biological surveys, trawls and echo-sounding.
Chief scientistBennet B Rae (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1/56 cruise report sc01_56.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificMinch, Shetland, Orkney.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: A number of stations were worked throughout the cruise.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: A number of trawls were carried out during the cruise. Lemon sole, haddock and whiting were the main catch.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: A number of trawls were carried out during the cruise. Lemon sole, haddock and whiting were the main catch.