RV Aora 0302H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Aora (74AO)
Cruise identifier0302H
Cruise period2002-06-10 — 2002-06-28
Port of departureLargs, United Kingdom
Port of returnOban, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey of scallop stocks on the West of Scotland.
2. To collect information on by catches of other commerical fish and shellfish species.
3. To collect biological data on scallop growth rates.
Chief scientistTrevor R W Howell (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectScallop survey (General Fisheries Independent Data)
Coordinating bodyFRS Marine Laboratory, PO Box 101, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK AB11 9DB
Cruise reportRV Aora 0302H cruise report aora_0302h.pdf (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificWest of Scotland: Mull of Kintyre, Inner Hebrides, Outer Hebrides, Skye, Shiants, Summer Isles
Track chartsRV Aora 0302H cruise track — 0302htrack.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 109
Description: Scallop dredge hauls
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 9
Description: HAB samples