Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 5/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier5/76
Cruise period1976-04-05 — 1976-04-30
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To experiment with techniques for using low intensity TV systems on Delagic trawls.
2. To observe performance and tailoring of the Delagic trawl on and off the bottom.
3. To determine the engineering characteristics of the 200hp Delagic trawl and to evaluate and compare its performance using Suberkrub type and various other semi-pelagic doors.
4. To further evaluate the performance of the MK1 M and Grad 1m nets.
Chief scientistS T Ronald de Silva (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 5/76 cruise report mara5_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research