Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 10/61

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier10/61
Cruise period1961-09-25 — 1961-10-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) Comparative crab fishing and tagging
2) The relative efficacies of 4 baits were tested
3) A number of plankton hauls were made and hydrographic samples taken at Kinnaird Head

The ship was based in Fraserburgh for the entire cruise
Chief scientistJames Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 10/61 cruise report mara10_61.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificRattray Head, Troup Head, Kinnaird Head
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 550
Description: Crabs caught. 418 crabs wer tagged, 380 by the suture method
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 550
Description: Crabs caught. 418 crabs wer tagged, 380 by the suture method