FRV Mara 3/77
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1977-03-21 — 1977-04-11|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||S T Ronald de Silva (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Description: format 0 is video tape|
|Exploratory fishing||Description: behaviour studies format 0 is video tape|