FRV Mara 6/80
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1980-06-02 — 1980-06-27|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To further develop the versatility of the Marine Laboratory semi pelagic trawl PT148 by towing it on rough ground and in midwater with a variety of bottom and midwater doors whilst observing it with underwater tv.
2. To perfrom engineering and net design studies on two commercially used midwater trawls.
|Chief scientist||Jack H B Robertson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Description: Engineering and net design studies on a Jackson trawl and a Cosalt midwater trawl.|
|Gear research||Description: Developing the Marine Laboratory semi pelagic trawl PT148.|