RV Aora

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Aora (74AO)
Cruise period1985-02-04 — 1985-02-08
Port of departureMillport, United Kingdom
Port of returnMillport, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To obtain trawl codend selectivity data on Nephrops and demersal fish using square and diamond mesh codends and small mesh covers.
2. To obtain information on catch composition of Nephrops in different parts of the Clyde.
Chief scientistJack H B Robertson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Aora  cruise report aora_feb85.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificSouth of the Island of Cumbrae
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Description: A number of valid hauls were made during the cruise, a number of Nephrops were caught.