Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 2/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier2/77
Cruise period1977-02-28 — 1977-03-18
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To make instrument and TV observations of the performance of both the Lossie and Boris Mystic trawls working in the transition from smooth sand to rough bottom.
2. To observe the behaviour of various trawl boards working from smooth sand to rough ground at various towing speeds.
3. To measure the sand cloud generation by trawl boards towing at various speeds.
4. To observe the reaction of trawl boards encountering underwater obstructions.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 2/77 cruise report mara2_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research