Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 11/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier11/76
Cruise period1976-09-19 — 1976-10-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnCorpach, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a midwater trawling and beach-seining survey for 0- and 1-group herring in the Minch.
2. To tag mackerel.
3. To carry out further environmental investigations of Raasay Sound DSA.
Chief scientistRoger S Bailey (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 11/76 cruise report mara11_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 208
Description: mackerel tagged.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 47
Description: made using the Gourock midwater trawl.
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 208
Description: mackerel tagged.
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: echo sounder run at regular intervals throughout the cruise.