Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 3/63

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier3/63
Cruise period1963-02-25 — 1963-03-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesFishing

''Mara''proceeded to Buckie where she was based for the rest of the cruise. A crew member was landed in Buckie on the 20/02/1963
Chief scientistJohn R G Hislop (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 3/63 cruise report mara3_63.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBuckie, Portsoy, Tarbat Ness
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 1037
Description: Taggings of cod and codlings, 935 with yellow flags on nylon thread and 102 with American ''Spaghetti'' tags. 130 haddock and 30 whiting where tagged and released with yellow flags on nylon thread
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 1037
Description: Taggings of cod and codlings, 935 with yellow flags on nylon thread and 102 with American ''Spaghetti'' tags. 130 haddock and 30 whiting where tagged and released with yellow flags on nylon thread