Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||1981-05-17 — 1981-06-06|
|Port of departure||Mallaig, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Mallaig, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To observe and record the behavious of Nephrops and fish in the mouth of a Dual Purpose Fish/Prawn Trawl using diving techniques with the towed underwater vehicle TUVII.
To observe and record the behaviour of commercial round fish species in the trawl in shallow water off the islands of Canna, Eigg and other areas known to the skipper of the Orcades. To observe and record the behaviour of fish and Nephrops to a two level trawl.
|Chief scientist||John Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 1|
Description: Fishing took place off Canna, Moonan, Bay Skye and Coll. No. of hauls not specified.
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of dives = 1|
Description: Diving operations took place on grounds to the north end of Eigg, in 18 fathoms of water. No. of dives not specified.