Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 1A/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier1A/79
Cruise period1979-02-08 — 1979-02-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo tag plaice and lemon sole in the North Minch

''Mara'' sailed to Stornoway were she arrived on the 09/02/1979 and was joined by scientific staff. On the 22/02/1979, the ship developed a mechanical fault which prevented further scientific work
Chief scientistAndrew W Newton (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 1A/79 cruise report mara1_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificOff Chicken Head, Broad Bay
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 1452
Description: flatfish tagged and released. 557 Lemon sole, 895 Plaice.