FRV Mara 5/74
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1974-05-13 — 1974-05-30|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a bottom trawl survey for sandeels in the northern part of the Moray Firth, east of Orkney and south and east of Shetland, and to investigate the limits of distribution of any major concentrations found.
2. To determine catch-rates of sandeels obtainable in the survey area.
3. To carry out biological sampling of sprats and sandeels.
|Chief scientist||Roger S Bailey (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of samples = 30|