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
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
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
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research