Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 5/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier5/74
Cruise period1974-05-13 — 1974-05-30
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a bottom trawl survey for sandeels in the northern part of the Moray Firth, east of Orkney and south and east of Shetland, and to investigate the limits of distribution of any major concentrations found.
2. To determine catch-rates of sandeels obtainable in the survey area.
3. To carry out biological sampling of sprats and sandeels.
Chief scientistRoger S Bailey (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 5/74 cruise report mara5_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 30