Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 3/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier3/72
Cruise period1972-03-07 — 1972-03-24
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To evaluate the engineering performance of the Mark 1 pelagic trawl
2) To compare the relative performances of the trawl boards
3) Trawl toads were also tested during the trials

The Funro Netzonde malfunctioned during the trials and had to be replaced by a Kelvin Hughes headline transducer and cable
Chief scientistA Corrigall (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 3/72 cruise report mara3_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificNE corner of Arran, Loch Linnhe, Moray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 19
Description: Instrumented Mark 1 pelagic trawl fished for 3 hours with Superkrub, Hong Kong and flatboard