Cruise inventory

Aries

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameAries
Cruise period1985-09-16 — 1985-10-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGairloch, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To observe the behaviour of fish and Nephrops to a new 640 fish/prawn trawl fitted with a separating panel. The top will be a fish net with a codend of 80mm mesh and the lower section will be a prawn net with a codend of 70mm mesh.
2. The trawl will be filmed fro toed underwater vehicle TUVII.
3. The fish and Nephrops catches from daylight, dusk and night hauls will be compared.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportAries  cruise report aries_sep85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificGairloch, North Minch, Macduff
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: Fishing was conducted in the North Minch. No. of hauls not noted.
CrustaceansDescription: Off Macduff on the Nephrops fishing ground a number of hauls was made. No. of hauls not noted.
CrustaceansDescription: Fishing was conducted in the North Minch. No. of hauls not noted.
Gear researchDescription: Melvaig tow gear was studied in detail. No. of observations not noted.