Cruise inventory


Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameAries
Cruise period1987-09-20 — 1987-10-02
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To observe twin BT160 trawls with hoppers using a two warp system.
2. To observe fish reactions to a new centre akid which will produce a good sand cloud and keep the supporting wires off the bottom.
3. To recover the 5 underwater fish cages left from a previous cruise in August.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportAries  cruise report aries_sep87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificMinch, Butt of Lewis, Whiten Head
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: 20 miles NE of the Butt of Lewis a number of hauls were made. No. of hauls not noted.
Gear researchDescription: At Gairloch trials took place on the Melvaig Tow. No. of trials not noted.