Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 7/66

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier7/66
Cruise period1966-09-03 — 1966-09-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHerring larval survey but poor weather conditions.
Students from Aberdeen University came aboard to carry out a programme of hydrographic and biological sampling the Dog Hole and Buchan Deep.
Chief scientistRichard B Burns (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/66 cruise report sc07_66.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: throughout cruise
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: throughout cruise
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: drift indicators liberated
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 60
Description: plankton indicator
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 60
Description: plankton indicator
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 93
Description: Gulf III sampler
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 93
Description: Gulf III sampler, herring larvae
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: prawn trawl, mostly whiting
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: prawn trawl, mostly long rough dab
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: prawn trawl, mostly nephrops caught