1) To study the age and length composition of scallop and queen stocks in the Clyde area and west of Kintyre
2) To select areas suitable for later gear studies
3) To compare the standard commercial dredge with one of larger mesh, ring size and tooth spacing.
David I Fraser (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), John Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Clyde and west of Kintyre
Biology and fisheries
Quantity: number of hauls = 145 Description: hauls of 15 minutes duration using scallop dredge.