Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 9/56

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier9/56
Cruise period1956-11-07 — 1956-11-24
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo survey and follow a patch of herring larvae.
Chief scientistRobert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/56 cruise report sc09_56.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature measurements were gathered throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeDescription: An area of herring larvae was hauled, mainly in darkness. Repeated stations showed varying catches. No. of hauls not noted.
Gear researchDescription: An underwater camera was deployed to watch for cathode tube flashes from the echosounder. No. of deployments not noted.