FRV Alba Na Mara 0513A
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Alba Na Mara (74NM)|
|Cruise period||2013-04-25 — 2013-05-13|
|Port of departure||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
The work carried out during this survey will inform the PICMATOP research project that examines the effects of climate change on forage fish dynamics. Sandeel larvae collected will be aged and the data used to perform a larval survival analysis. Pelagic and demersal fish surveys along with bird surveys are carried out under PICMATOP to examine trophic relationships in the marine ecosystem.
|Chief scientist||Philip Boulcott (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Specific||East coast of Scotland; Firth of Forth.|