Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 9/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier9/77
Cruise period1977-07-18 — 1977-08-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. To examine the behaviour of seine net ropes under different arrangements of applied weight and drag and make video trap film of the Vinge 520 net in action (2 weeks).
2. To make records of the reaction of fish to rising net and rope panels behind the footrope and relate to rising and falling lateral guidelines.
3. To extend where practical our understanding of the reaction of fish to isolated components of fishing gears.,
Chief scientistClem S Wardle (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 9/77 cruise report mara9_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research