Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 6/58

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier6/58
Cruise period1958-11-13 — 1958-12-17
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnInverness, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTesting instrumented trawls in Aberdeen Bay and Moray Firth. Assessment of different types of trawl to catch herring and white fish in the Minch.
Chief scientistW Dickson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 6/58 cruise report mara6_58.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificAberdeen Bay, Moray Firth, The Minch
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Comparing otter trawls with different mesh sizes.
Gear researchDescription: Comparative fishing trials using both large and small wing trawls.