Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 12A/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier12A/74
Cruise period1974-11-19 — 1974-11-28
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo continue the studies of juvenile plaice stocks in the Clyde by use of a beam trawl.

Passage from Buckie on 19-20/11/1974. New crew members embarked in Troon on the 21/11/1974. ''Mara'' was prevented form sailing on the 25/11/1974 and 27/11/1974 by unsuitable weather conditions. ''Mara'' docked in Troon on the 28/11/1974.
Chief scientistM G Poxton (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 12A/74 cruise report mara12_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Clyde, Irvine Bay, Heads of Ayr, Culzean Bay, Maidens Bay, Turnberry and Whiting Bay,
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: activity duration in days = 4
Description: Beam trawling for juvenile flatfish