Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 11/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier11/73
Cruise period1973-11-20 — 1973-11-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1) To tag demersal fish in the Clyde estuary
2) Attempts were made to recover sampling gear
3) Fish caught in hauls were tagged
Chief scientistJohn Richards (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 11/73 cruise report mara11_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificKilbrennan Sound, Brodick Bay area, E of Arran
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 18
AlkalinityQuantity: number of stations = 18
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of hauls = 15
Description: commercial taggings. 284 fish were tagged, 276 were saithe, the remainder being codling