Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 6/65

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier6/65
Cruise period1965-07-02 — 1965-07-16
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
ObjectivesWorked hydrographic and plankton stations in the Firth of Clyde. Sampling of Norway lobster stocks and further hydrographic and plankton investigations undertaken in conjunction with the trawling programme in the Firth of Clyde, Sound of Jura, South Minch, Inner Sound, North Minch, Noup Deep, Moray Firth and the Firth of Forth.
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/65 cruise report sc06_65.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: plankton sampling
ZooplanktonDescription: plankton sampling
Pelagic fishDescription: trawls including: hake, whiting, spurdog, saithe and haddock
Demersal fishDescription: trawls including: witch, cod, megrim, lemon sole, plaice
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 13000
Description: nephrops
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: routine