RV Aora

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Aora (74AO)
Cruise period1990-03-27 — 1990-03-29
Objectives1. To determine disease levels in fish on Firth of Clyde sewage dump ground and compare them with levels in adjacent control area.
2. To examine whelks, Buccinum sp., for parasites.
Chief scientistDavid W Bruno (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Aora  cruise report aora_mar90.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Clyde
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsDescription: Whelks examine for parasites.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Determining disease levels in fish.