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Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 9A/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier9A/74
Cruise period1974-08-26 — 1974-09-06
Objectives1) Observation of fish reactions to the seine net. Specifically, an attempt to maintain continuous commentary of single flatfish from the time of first movement of the net concurrently with a full instrument record of gear parameters
2) Development of a device to attach transponding tags to the seine net rope
3) Establishment of a routine for attaching transponding tags to flatfish without previous capture
4) Plaice, dabs, haddock, sprats were the main fish observed by divers
Chief scientistClem S Wardle (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 9A/74 cruise report mara9_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificSpey Bay, Lossiemouth
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research