1. To assess stocks of scallops to the south, east and west of the area examined in 1981 (ICES rectangle ZZ99).
2. To compare the results of scallop stocks assessed by underwater TV used from the MBA ship STR FREDRICK RUSSELL with those made by dredges.
3. Make repeat tows in selected areas to assess the validity of the results from individual tows.
4. Collect samples for AEP1 and Marine Science Laboratory, Menai Bridge.
D Key (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Biology and fisheries
Description: identification, distribution and biomass determination of scallops using a Newhaven dredge.