Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 6/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier6/73
Cruise period1973-06-11 — 1973-06-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a plankton survey for sprat eggs and larvae off the east coast of Scotland.
2. To carry out an echosounder survey for pelagic fish concentrations.
3. To carry out limited seabird observations.
Chief scientistRoger S Bailey (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 6/73 cruise report mara6_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 135
Birds
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: activity duration in days = 18
Description: Continuous measurement of deep scattering layers