Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1/59

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier1/59
Cruise period1959-02-10 — 1959-02-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe main purposes of this cruise were:
1. To study the occurrence and distribution of larval nematodes in cod and codling from Scottish coastal waters.
2. To tag haddock and whiting.
3. To carry out the routine survey of the Nephrops stocks of the Firth of Forth.
Chief scientistBennet B Rae (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1/59 cruise report sc01_59.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFarne Islands to the Moray firth.
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: A number of hauls took place during the cruise. A number of haddock and whiting were collected. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of hauls were made during the cruise. A number of codlings were caught and examined. No. of hauls not noted.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: A survey of the nephrops took place during the cruise.