Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 3/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier3/77
Cruise period1977-03-21 — 1977-04-11
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To observe the performance and the tailoring of the 200 and 100hp Delagic trawl using the towed sledge and TV systems.
2. To investigate the influence of fish behaviour on the catching performance of the gear.
3. To observe the performance of the gear when fished in grounds varying from smooth to rough.
Chief scientistS T Ronald de Silva (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 3/77 cruise report mara3_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: format 0 is video tape
Exploratory fishingDescription: behaviour studies format 0 is video tape