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Cruise inventory

FRV Alba Na Mara 0310A

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Alba Na Mara (74NM)
Cruise identifier0310A
Cruise period2010-03-15 — 2010-03-29
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom

1. To carry out a survey of scallop stocks around Shetland.
2. To collect information on by-catches of other commercial fish and shellfish species.
3. To collect biological data on scallop growth rates.


Scientific staff joined FRV Alba na Mara at 1000hrs on 15 March and the vessel left Fraserburgh at 1300hrs, arriving Scalloway Bay at 0500hrs the next day. Sampling began off Scalloway at 1200hrs on 16 March and continued circumnavigating the islands until all stations were completed at 1400hrs on 26 March. The vessel then made for port arriving in Fraserburgh at 0700hrs on 27 March. Scientific staff returned to the laboratory with all equipment and samples on the morning of 29 March.
Chief scientistSharon Davis (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise programmeFRV Alba Na Mara 0310A cruise programme 0310a.pdf — access key 'C' (0.01 MB) 
Cruise reportFRV Alba Na Mara 0310A cruise report 0310a.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsFRV Alba Na Mara 0310A cruise track — 0310atrk.pdf (0.04 MB)