Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 1/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier1/75
Cruise period1975-02-11 — 1975-02-21
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Tagging plaice
2) Clythe Ness was surveyed to find the most suitable fishing ground
3) Plankton hauls were made using a high-speed Icelandic sampler. Plankton samples were returned to the laboratory for analysis my Mr K Jones

''Mara'' returned to Buckie to land a crew member on the 13/02/1975
Chief scientistAndrew W Newton (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectICES International Plaice Tagging
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Mara 1/75 cruise report mara1_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificClythe Ness
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 8
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 623
Description: fish tagged and released. 359 were plaice, 264 lemon sole. All plaice were sexed and examined for infection of lymphocystis