RV Aora

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Aora (74AO)
Cruise period1985-10-21 — 1985-10-25
Port of departureMillport, United Kingdom
Port of returnMillport, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo measure the engineering performance of diamond and square mesh Nephrops trawls. The rigs on the 2 trawls will be optimised to give the same swept area for a subsequent selection trial.
Chief scientistJack H B Robertson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Aora  cruise report aora_oct85.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificThe Clyde
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: The engineering performance of Nephrops trawls was surveyed.