Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Aora (74AO)|
|Cruise period||1991-03-04 — 1991-03-14|
|Port of departure||Millport, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Millport, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Trawl survey of Nephrops stock abundance and composition in Clyde, Sound of Jura and South Minch.
2. Studies of distribution, frequency of occurrence and survival of Nephrops with abnormal blood conditions.
3. Comparison of stomach contents, condition factors, biochemistry and blood physiology in normal and abnormal Nephrops.
4. Sea bed temperature measurements.
|Chief scientist||Colin J Chapman (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Clyde, Sound of Jura and South Minch|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Description: Nephrops survey to determine distribution and levels of abnormalities.|