Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 4/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier4/79
Cruise period1979-05-08 — 1979-05-31
StatusCompleted
Port of departureStornoway, United Kingdom
Port of returnStornoway, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo investigate by direct observation the role of the various parts of the fishing gear in allowing small fish to escape.
Chief scientistClem S Wardle (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 4/79 cruise report mara4_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificBroad Bay, Stornoway
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 9
Description: tv films analysed for skate, dogfish, sandeel and flat fish reactions to a trawl.
Gear researchDescription: Prototype bioluminescence meter trialled.
Gear researchDescription: Investigating the role of various parts of the fishing gear in allowing small fish to escape.