RV Aora 0299H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Aora (74AO)
Cruise identifier0299H
Cruise period1999-06-14 — 1999-07-04
Port of departureLargs, United Kingdom
Port of returnMillport, United Kingdom
ObjectivesA Scallop survey of the West coast of Scotland from Sanda Isles up to the Eye Peninsula. Scallop catch rates were determined using standard fishing and special sampling dredges. By-catches of commercial species were noted.
Chief scientistTrevor R W Howell (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Aora 0299H cruise report aora_0299h.pdf (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWest of Scotland
Track chartsRV Aora 0299H cruise track — aora_0299htrack.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 117
Description: Dredge hauls, Hauls of 30 minutes duration,position, start/finish depth records. Each Scallop aged and measured to 0.5cm below. Ring measurements of scallop taken from each area. By catch recorded