Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 7/59

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier7/59
Cruise period1959-07-24 — 1959-08-07
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Echosounding survey of North Minch herring grounds.
2. Continuation of comparative fishing using trawls with different sized meshes in the forward parts.
Chief scientistJames A Sinclair (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 7/59 cruise report mara7_59.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: population studies.
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: Echo-sounding surveys.