Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 8A/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier8A/74
Cruise period1974-07-31 — 1974-08-09
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To continue the studies of juvenile plaice stocks in the Clyde by the use of a beam trawl
2) Plaice and other flatfish were caught

New crew members joined ''Mara'' on the 04/08/1974. An 18 ft dinghy was used on all occasions to take samples inshore off ''Mara''
Chief scientistAnastasios Eleftheriou (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 8A/74 cruise report mara8_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Clyde, Caledonian Canal, Troon, Irvine Bay, Girvan-Bennane Hd, Whiting Bay, Hds of Ayr, Culzean Bay,
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 29
Description: juvenile plaice survey
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 30
Description: physical analysis of sediments