Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 7/58

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier7/58
Cruise period1958-07-30 — 1958-08-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Haddock/whiting tagging in the North Sea.
2. A series of plankton hauls to be made with the Gulf III High Speed sampler in the Moray Firth area. At all plankton stations a standard net haul to be made; temperatures and salinities to be taken at standard depths.
3. Four one-hour trawls for Nephrops norvegicus to be made in the Firth of Forth.
Chief scientistC Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/58 cruise report sc07_58.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSmith Bank and the Firth of Forth
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 61
Description: A number of trawls took place during the cruise. 400 fish were tagged.
TaggingsQuantity: number of hauls = 61
Description: A number of trawls took place during the cruise. 400 fish were tagged.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echo-sounder was run continuously throughout the cruise.