Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 3/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier3/76
Cruise period1976-03-08 — 1976-03-26
StatusCompleted
Port of returnCorpach, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) To observe the responses of fish to sections of long-line baited with natural and artificial baits using the low light level television system.
2) To collaborate with a local fisherman and conduct comparative fishing trials using artificial baits. To obtain stomach samples from fish captured by lines and also from predatory birds such as the shag, Phalocrocorax aristotelis.
Chief scientistAlistair D F Johnstone (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 3/76 cruise report mara3_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Comparative fishing trials.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of stations = 33