RV Aora AO0787

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Aora (74AO)
Cruise identifierAO0787
Cruise period1987-07-06 — 1987-07-10
Port of departureMillport, United Kingdom
Port of returnMillport, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Aora AO0787 cruise report aora_jul87.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificAilsa Craig, Nortn Arran, Cumbrae
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansDescription: Nephrop trawls to determine size and sex composition.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photography