Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 3/64

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier3/64
Cruise period1964-03-04 — 1964-03-17
Port of departureAultbea, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo make the following observations in and around Loch Ewe in connection with the loch programme
1) Otter trawling to assess the distribution and maturity of plaice
2) Plankton hauls to survey the distribution of plaice eggs and larvae
3) If time permitted, to tag plaice
4) Co-operation with shore based staff in Lock Ewe
Buoys were laid to help with the detailed survey in Firemore Bay. Bottom photography in Loch Ewe
Chief scientistNorman T Nicoll (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 3/64 cruise report mara3_64.pdf — access key 'C' (2.51 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificThurnaig Bay, Loch Ewe, Firemore Bay
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: Cod, Haddock, Whiting, S. cunicula, grey gurnard, lemon sole, witch, megrims, common dab, R. radiata, angler, hake, invertebrates, caranx