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Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 14/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier14/76
Cruise period1976-11-29 — 1976-12-23
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To instrument and observe the performance of the Lossie (J) trawl (200hp) relative to factors arising from the recent commercial trails on MV Armasdale.
2. To substitute side panels of varying size and shape as to study the effect of a shorter headline and ground rope on the gears' performance.
3. To compare at full scale the results obtained from the model tests in the WFA Flume tank.
Chief scientistA Corrigall (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 14/76 cruise report mara14_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research