FRV Mara 2/76
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1976-02-16 — 1976-03-05|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To conduct comparative fishing trials with a Gourock Midwater Trawl fitted with headline transducer, to compare the effects of codends of 20mm and 12mm nominal size on the length composition of the sprat catch.
2. To conduct a pelagic trawling and echosounding survey of Moray Firth and Buchan coastal waters.
|Chief scientist||John A Morrison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.18 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Description: sprats|
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.|
|Gear research||Description: Comparing the selective properties of 20mm and 12mm codends.|