1. To deploy fish traps over various habitat types within and around the Small Isles MPA.
2. To synchronously deploy baited remote underwater video camera frames fitted with twin cameras calibrated for post-survey photogrammetric analysis.
Scientists will board the vessel on the morning of 16 October. Weather permitting Lady Nicola will depart immediately, heading for the Small Isles MPA. The vessel will operate on a day basis between the hours of 06:00 and 18:00 UTC.
Joanne Clarke (University of Glasgow Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine)