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Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 6/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier6/74
Cruise period1974-06-03 — 1974-06-29
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To instrument and observe the White Sea trawl which has been further modified.
2. To try to increase the spread of the gear by inserting larger top and bottom panels.
3. To study the relative effects on net drag of proportional increases in netting in a 4 panel trawl design.
4. To make geometric comparison of total box and semi box trawl structures.
Chief scientistC C Hemmings (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 6/74 cruise report mara6_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research