To study the size, age composition and gonad stages of scallop and queen stocks in selected areas of north west Scotland; in particular Arisaig, Loch Nevis, Loch Hourne, Loch Carron, Applecross and Crowlin Islands, Gairloch and Eddrachillis Bay. Any time remaining was spent sampling around the Islands of Skye. Eigg, Rhum, Canna Colonsay and Mull.
James Mason (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Biology and fisheries
Description: Scallops and queens survey
Geology and geophysics
Quantity: number of deployments = 86 Description: To get scallops and queens for analysis.