Cruise inventory

Laura Bruce

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameLaura Bruce
Cruise period1979-08-20 — 1979-08-25
Objectives1. Assessment of stock abundance of native oysters in Loch Ryan.
2. Assessment of recent spat-falls.
3. Trials with relying clean shell cultch to try to determine whether settlement surfaces are a limiting factor in certain parts of the loch.
Chief scientistJames Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectOyster Investigations
Cruise reportLaura Bruce  cruise report laura_bruce_aug79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Ryan
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 155
Description: Spat survey.
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 155
Description: Oyster stock survey.