Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 6A/61

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier6A/61
Cruise period1961-05-16 — 1961-05-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydro-plankton sampling and grabbing in the Thurso area

The ship put into Stromness on the 20/05/1961, dredging was resumed on the 22/05/1961. The ship entered Scrabster later that evening, was was delayed until the 25/05/1961.
Chief scientistAlasdair D McIntyre (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 6A/61 cruise report mara6_61.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificThurso, Scapa Flow,
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: A programme oh hydro-plankton sampling in the Thurso area.
MolluscsDescription: Dredging also took place in Scapa Flow. No. of hauls not recorded.
MolluscsDescription: Clam grounds in the Flow were sampled. No. of hauls not recorded.