Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 8/72 Leg 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier8/72 Leg 2
Cruise period1972-08-10 — 1972-08-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnArdrossan, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. Beam trawl survey of juvenile plaice populations from selected bays in the Firth of Clyde and Kilbrannon Sound.
2. Macrofauna and meiofauna survey of the Firth of Clyde.
Chief scientistD J Murison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 8/72 Leg 2 cruise report mara8_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.62 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificFirth of Clyde, Kilbrannon Sound
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 24
Description: juvenile flat fish