Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 7/61

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier7/61
Cruise period1961-06-19 — 1961-07-14
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Seining for Nephrops and prawns
2) Comparative fishing with the prawn and modified trawls using codends of 60 mm and 70 mm was carried out
3) A sample of female Nephorps was examined for maturity stages
4) Catches were made of witch, small hake, lemon sole, haddock, plaice, whiting, and cod. The predominant fish on the grounds was long rough dab
Chief scientistC Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 7/61 cruise report mara7_61.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth, N of Lossiemouth, N of Buckie
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fish
Demersal fish
CrustaceansDescription: Nephrops samples collected to be examined for maturity stages.