Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 9B/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier9B/74
Cruise period1974-09-11 — 1974-09-24
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesJoint operations involving FRV ''Mara'' and FRV ''Clione'' (MAFF Lowestoft)

1) To assess the change in shape of seine net ropes during fishing by attaching transponding tags to the ropes and observing their position with the ARL sector scanner
2) To observe the behaviour of fish carrying the transponding tag when being herded by seine net ropes
3) To compare the behaviour of flatfish in Lowestoft origin with others tagged 'in the wild'

Several days were lost due to poor weather conditions
Chief scientistC C Hemmings (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 9B/74 cruise report mara9_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
North Sea
SpecificSpey Bay, 'Bellings' Grounds, N of Buckie
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Description: with more or less continuous positioning of the tags