FRV Scotia 12/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1969-12-11 — 1969-12-24|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To tag plaice and lemon sole caught in an otter trawl fitted with a canvas codend in which the fish could be lifted out of the sea without being crushed.
2. To conduct trials with a further modification to the detachable codend.
|Chief scientist||D W Armstrong (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Taggings||Quantity: number of specimens = 541|
Description: 77 plaice, 35 lemon sole, 77 cod, 333 haddock and 19 whiting tagged