FRV Mara 4/63
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1963-03-18 — 1963-04-04|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
Damage to one of the trawls forced ''Mara'' to return to Buckie for repairs and to pick up spare gear from the Laboratory. The spare aft door was damaged and the ship returned to Aberdeen for repairs leaving on the 03/04/1963.
|Chief scientist||William B Hall (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Specific||Tarbat Ness, Kinnaird Head, E of Buckie, grounds off Berriedale, Moray Firth, Rosehearty, Cruden Buoy, Benachie grounds, Aberdeen Bay|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: Work took place off Berriedale until strong winds forced trawling to be moved to 3 miles off Rosehearty. No. of hauls not specified.|
|Demersal fish||Description: Hauls took place off Kinnaird Head. No of hauls not specified.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 3|
Description: 3 hauls were made in Abereen Bay for live fish.
|Demersal fish||Description: 1 trawl was made on the Benachie grounds, then they were taken closer inshore due to bad weather. No. of inshore trawls not specified.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 6|
Description: 6 hauls of 15min duration took place 6 miles north by east of Buckie.