Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 14B/64

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier14B/64
Cruise period1964-12-03 — 1964-12-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFort William, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) Testing new lowering cage for tagged fish
2) Whiting tagging
3) Fishing with a trawl, seine net and hand lines

Bad weather kept ''Mara'' in port in Oban until the 09/12/1964. The scientific staff left the ship on the 16/12/1964 in Aberdeen, the ship meanwhile proceeding to Buckie via the Pentalnd Firth
Chief scientistJohn R G Hislop (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 14B/64 cruise report mara14_64b.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde, Crinian Canal, Loch Long, Bute Channel
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 34
Description: Taggings of 11 whiting, 11 cod, 12 haddock