Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 4/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier4/70
Cruise period1970-05-18 — 1970-06-13
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) To observe a sandeel trawl in operation and the behaviour of sandeels in its vicinity
2) To conduct a fishing survey for sandeels in the Smith's Bank and east of the Orkney areas
Chief scientistNigel P E Langham (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 4/70 cruise report mara4_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSmith's Bank, east of the Orkney areas, Moray Firth
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 15
Description: industiral fish species, T.esmarkii, Argentines, A.marinus, sprats, sandeels, H.lanceolatus, flatfish, H.immaculatus, G.semisquamatus, lemon soles, common dabs, long rough dabs, plaice, haddock and whiting caught
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 15
Description: industiral fish species, T.esmarkii, Argentines, A.marinus, sprats, sandeels, H.lanceolatus, flatfish, H.immaculatus, G.semisquamatus, lemon soles, common dabs, long rough dabs, plaice, haddock and whiting caught