1. To study distribution and density of Nephrops in the Sound of Jura and Clyde.
2. To make observations on the size composition of Nephrops stocks in relation to density.
3. To measure selectivity of a 70 mm Nephrops trawl.
4. To measure moult increments in the growth of Nephrops.
Colin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
N.W. Coast Scotland
Biology and fisheries
Description: Hauls made in the Lynn of Morven and off Little Cumbrae to provide nephrops for growth experiments.
Description: Trawl catches compared to photography to obtain an idication of efficiency and selectivity of the trawl.
Geology and geophysics
Quantity: number of images = 530 Description: 15 video tapes and 515 colour photographs taken of Nephrops and the sea bed.