Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 13/60

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier13/60
Cruise period1960-11-23 — 1960-12-22
StatusCompleted
PurposeTrials
Objectives1) Comparative fishing using a 'trouser' trawl with different coloured nets and mesh sizes
2) Use of different coloured cod ends
3) Measurements of light intensity on the sea bottom
4) Photography of fish in relation to the trawl
5) Recording of trawl noises
The experiments were do be done at different times of day and night
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 13/60 cruise report mara13_60.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Long, Kyles of Bute, Firth of Clyde, Moray Firth, Cruden Bay, Buchan coast
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: the trouser and vinge trawl were used