RV Aora AO0787
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Aora (74AO)|
|Cruise period||1987-07-06 — 1987-07-10|
|Port of departure||Millport, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Millport, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To make a colour video tape recording of Nephrops grounds in the Clyde.
2. To make a similar recording of scallop grounds.
3. To make trawl hauls at three set stations in the Clyde to obtain Nephrops size composition data.
4. To take video film of gear being shot and hauled, and of general deck work.
|Chief scientist||F Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.04 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Ailsa Craig, Nortn Arran, Cumbrae|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Description: Nephrop trawls to determine size and sex composition.|
|Geology and geophysics|