FRV Mara 6/71
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1971-05-24 — 1971-06-01|
|Port of departure||Aultbea, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. A survey of Loch Ewe for planktonic and pelagic stages of plaice and other flatfish using a 1 m 60 net, a Gulf III and a modified Gourock Number 1 midwater trawl.
2. Bottom fauna survey work.
3. To obtain samples of plankton, fish, bottom fauna and sediments for heavy metal analysis.
4. To obtain samples with Multi-depth Plankton Indicators at selected stations, together with associated temperature and salinity observations
|Chief scientist||James A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Scottish west coast sea lochs|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 8|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 79|
Description: WP3 net,Gulf III net & multidepth plankton indicators
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 71|
Description: WP3 nets & midwater trawls