Cruise inventory

Aries

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameAries
Cruise period1986-06-15 — 1986-07-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGairloch, United Kingdom
Port of returnGairloch, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To observe fish behaviour on twin trawls and assess the suitability of twin trawling gear for selectivity experiments.
2. To set up bottom cages for fish damage experiments in Strath Bay, Gairloch
3. Fish lateral muscles to be collected for Lactic Acid and Glycogin analysis.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportAries  cruise report aries_jun86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLonga Island, Melvaig, Longa, Shiants and Rassay
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: Fish trawls took place from Gairloch. And observing trawl suitability. No. of trawls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: Diving operations took place off Longa Island and Melvaig. No. of dives not noted. RCTV observations took place also.
Gear researchDescription: Fish trawls took place from Gairloch. And observing trawl suitability. No. of trawls not noted.