RV Aora 1303H

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Aora (74WJ)
Cruise identifier1303H
Cruise period2003-08-04 — 2003-08-22
Port of departureLargs, United Kingdom
Port of returnLargs, 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 commercial fish and shellfish species.
3. To collect biological data on scallop growth rates.
Chief scientistTrevor R W Howell (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectWest Coast scallop survey
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificWest of Scotland Mull of Kintyre, Hebrides, Summer Isles
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 102
Description: Hauls each of 30 minutes duration