Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 10/59

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier10/59
Cruise period1959-11-07 — 1959-11-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrangemouth, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton, trawling and echo-sounding surveys.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 10/59 cruise report sc10_59.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: temperature variations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: temperature variations
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 65
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 65
Description: herring larvae survey
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 32
Description: cod examined for encysted
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: 71 haddock and 25 whiting
CrustaceansDescription: nephrops stations
TaggingsQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: 71 haddock and 25 whiting
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of specimens = 32
Description: cod examined for encysted
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: run continuously