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FRV Alba Na Mara 0208A Part 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Alba Na Mara (74NM)
Cruise identifier0208A Part 2
Cruise period2008-05-03 — 2008-05-15
Port of departureMallaig, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom

1. To carry out a survey of scallop stocks on the West of Scotland.

2. To collect information on by catches of commercial fish and shellfish species.

3. To collect biological data on scallop growth rates.


Alba na Mara sailed from Mallaig next morning and proceeded with the survey until the afternoon of 13 May, when the vessel made for Fraserburgh. Three tows to the south of Mull were not completed due to time constraints. The vessel arrived in Fraserburgh at 1330 on 15 May when scientific staff returned to the laboratory with all equipment and samples.
Chief scientistSharon Davis (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyFRS
Cruise programmeFRV Alba Na Mara 0208A Part 2 cruise programme 0208a.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Cruise reportFRV Alba Na Mara 0208A Part 2 cruise report 0208a.pdf — access key 'C' (0.64 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificNorth and South Minches
Track chartsFRV Alba Na Mara 0208A Part 2 cruise track — 0208atrk.pdf (0.59 MB)