FRV Mara 11/80
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1980-09-15 — 1980-10-14|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Gairloch, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a midwater trawling survey for 0-group herring in inshore waters to the west of Scotland.
2. To investigate areas of abundance of juvenile herring with the Marine Laboratory echo-integrator to attempt to obtain quantitative estimates of their abundance in these areas. Not attempted due to no significant concentrations of juvenile herring being encountered.
3. To conduct a limited larval survey in inshore waters to the south of Mull to investigate the possibility of localised spawning in this area.
|Chief scientist||John A Morrison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||W. Coast Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Description: larval survey|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of stations = 21|
Description: midwater trawls.