Fisheries & Conservation Science Group
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Footage from the drop down camera to identify the habitat types where pots to capture juvenile crab and lobster are located. Thanks to Brett Garner for all his help!
Footage from trials with the flying array - This has been designed to film over rough, rocky and fragile habitats. To find out more see Flying array.
The videos below show the type of footage we receive from the fishing vessels. To find out more see Stock Assessments: On board camera catch composition monitoring.
Video footage showing a berried female lobster in the catch
Video footage showing brown crab sorted in the catch
For more information see Mini Sled Surveys
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Curled octopus, Eledone cirrhosa Curled octopus, Eledone cirrhosa
Edible crab, Cancer pagurus Spider crab, Maja squinado/Maja brachydactyla
For more information see Scallop Habitat & Stock Assessment Surveys
Images (clockwise from top left): Camera sled being deployed, monitor showing live footage of habitat video during each tow, Day grab with sediment being collected after a grab, sieving and washing the sample.
For more information see Skid Trials.
Images (clockwise from top left): Scallop dredges with skids just visible attached to the underside, the catch on the conveyer belt after hauling, load cell measuring warp tension (this feeds back to a computer system), Jim Evans and Mark Gray on deck.
Images (clockwise from top left): Steel skids attached to the scallop dredges, dredges and catch after being hauled, sorting the catch, and weighing the catch and measuring and ageing scallops.