Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||1986-06-15 — 1986-07-05|
|Port of departure||Gairloch, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Gairloch, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||John Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Longa Island, Melvaig, Longa, Shiants and Rassay|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: Fish trawls took place from Gairloch. And observing trawl suitability. No. of trawls not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Description: Diving operations took place off Longa Island and Melvaig. No. of dives not noted. RCTV observations took place also.|
|Gear research||Description: Fish trawls took place from Gairloch. And observing trawl suitability. No. of trawls not noted.|