RV Aora AO0884
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Aora (74AO)|
|Cruise period||1984-08-13 — 1984-08-17|
|Port of departure||Millport, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Millport, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To make TV and photographic observations on the escape and swimming behaviour of Nephrops to various types and orientations of ground rope.
2. To study the orientation of Nephrops in relation to tidal currents.
3. To obtain estimates of Nephrops density and size composition in different parts of the Clyde.
|Chief scientist||Colin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.05 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Loch Striven, Cumbrae-Bute Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Description: Runs were made against the tide, noting how the Nephrops acted in the tide. No. of hauls not noted.|
|Gear research||Description: Observations were made of Nephrops reactions to a chain ground rope. No. of trials not noted.|