Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 7/65

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier7/65
Cruise period1965-07-12 — 1965-07-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) Purse seine trials
2) To tag herring caught by the purse seine
3) Echo surveys

The net and gear sustained damage during the cruise and had to be repaired. ''Mara'' was towed to Buckie by ''Clupea'' arriving on the 22/07/1965.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Basil B Parrish (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), George McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Ian G Baxter (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 7/65 cruise report mara7_65.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFraserburgh, Shetland grounds, off Orkney, Clytheness
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 300
Description: herring tagged with Scottish combination tags