FRV Alba Na Mara 0810A
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Alba Na Mara (74NM)|
|Cruise period||2010-06-25 — 2010-07-14|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
1. To carry out a survey of scallop stocks in the North Sea.
2. To collect information on by-catches of other commercial fish and shellfish species.
3. To collect biological data on scallop ring measurements.
Scallop dredge hauls will be made at sites used on previous surveys, as shown on the attached map, or other known commercial grounds. Hauls will be of 30 minutes duration. From each haul, all the catch will be measured to half centimetre below and a representative sample will be aged. Numbers and size distribution of commercial fish and shellfish species will be recorded. From selected sites, scallop ring height and length measurements will be taken.
Normal contacts will be maintained with the laboratory.
|Chief scientist||John Turriff (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Trevor R W Howell (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise programme||(0.08 MB)|
|Specific||Moray Firth, East coast of Scotland|
|Track charts||(0.08 MB)|