Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 2/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier2/74
Cruise period1974-02-25 — 1974-03-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To assess the strength of juvenile plaice stocks by the use of a beam trawl.
2. To make a survey of the Firth of Clyde for plaice eggs.
3. To make repeat surveys over the Ballantrae Bank for herring larvae.
4. To collect water over the Ballantrae Bank and in Irvine Bay.
5. To take grab samples off the Mull of Kintyre.
Chief scientistNorman T Nicoll (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 2/74 cruise report mara2_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 152
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 35