1. To use TV and still photography to study the nature of the sea bed and the distribution of scallops in Loch Creran.
2. To study the abundance and composition of scallops in the vicinity of Loch Creran by means of dredging.
3. To obtain scallops dredged under a variety of conditions for a mortality experiment which will be conducted in loch Creran by an independent team of divers.
4. To search for scallop and queen spat on seaweed and bottom deposit obtained by dredging and by divers.
John Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Biology and fisheries
Quantity: number of hauls = 34 Description: dredge hauls for scallops and queens
Geology and geophysics
Description: TV and still photography used to study the nature of the sea bed and the distribution of scallops.