RV Aora 0200H
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Aora (74AO)|
|Cruise period||2000-06-12 — 2000-06-30|
|Port of departure||Ardrishaig, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Largs, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey of scallop stocks on the West of Scotland.
2. To collect information on by catches of other commercial fish and shellfish species.
3. To collect biological data on scallop growth rates.
|Chief scientist||Trevor R W Howell (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.20 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||W. of Scotland, outer Hebrides|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 112|
Description: Scallop dredges, 30 minute tows, scallops aged and measured, by catch noted.
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of samples = 24|
Description: tissue, as PSB samples- scallop tissue collected
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of samples = 9|
Description: Water sample associated with PSP/ASP.