Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 9/66

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier9/66
Cruise period1966-10-24 — 1966-11-05
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) Cod tagging off the Scottish East Coast
2) Mr Reid collected the pancreas of the cod not suitable for tagging, for hormone studies

The cruise was hampered severely by bad weather and trawling was possible for only 4 days
Chief scientistDavid G Cross (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 9/66 cruise report mara9_66.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificPeterhead, Buckie
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 377
Description: cod were tagged with yellow plastic flag tags on white braded nylon, 35 with large American spaghetti tags. 8 haddock were also tagged.