RV Aora

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Aora (74AO)
Cruise period1985-07-06 — 1985-07-13
Port of departureMillport, United Kingdom
Port of returnMillport, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To check the design, rigging and performance of a Nephrops trawl with square mesh throughout, using the RCTV.
2. To film square and diamond mesh codends with covers on a Nephrops trawl to ascertain potential selection problems.
Chief scientistJack H B Robertson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Aora  cruise report aora_jul85.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: The perfomance of a Nephrops trawl was observed during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.