Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 11/61

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier11/61
Cruise period1961-10-16 — 1961-11-01
StatusCompleted
PurposeTrials
Objectives1) Comparative day and night fishing with a Vinge trawl with and without coarse mesh extensions to the wings
2) Measurement of light intensity on the bottom

Only 5 days work was possible due to very bad weather during the cruise
Chief scientistBasil B Parrish (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), John H S Blaxter (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 11/61 cruise report mara11_61.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth, off East Coast near Peterhead
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Description: Day: 4 with coarse mesh, 6 without coarse mesh. Night: 2 with coarse mesh, 1 without coarse mesh