Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 6/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier6/77
Cruise period1977-06-06 — 1977-06-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo carry out a bottom trawling survey for sandeels in west coast waters with the main emphasis on the South Minch area. To investigate the limits of distribution of any concentrations found.
Chief scientistJohn A Morrison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 6/77 cruise report mara6_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.50 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsFRV Mara 6/77 cruise track — trk1989.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 30
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 30