Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 6/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier6/69
Cruise period1969-06-26 — 1969-07-22
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo locate and sample concentrations of 0-group cod, haddock and whiting during the stage in their development when they can no longer be taken by plankton sampling gear but are not yet caught by small-meshed demersal trawls.
Chief scientistJohn R G Hislop (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/69 cruise report sc06_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Description: Isaacs-Kidd trawl
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 89
Description: trawls including: herring, sprat, whiting and norway pout
Demersal fishDescription: trawls including cod, flatfish and sandeels
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 89
Description: pelagic trawl