Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Aora (74AO)|
|Cruise period||1985-07-06 — 1985-07-13|
|Port of departure||Millport, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Millport, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To check the design, rigging and performance of a Nephrops trawl with square mesh throughout, using the RCTV.
2. To film square and diamond mesh codends with covers on a Nephrops trawl to ascertain potential selection problems.
|Chief scientist||Jack H B Robertson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.02 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Description: The perfomance of a Nephrops trawl was observed during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.|