FRV Alba Na Mara 1116A
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Alba Na Mara (74NM)|
|Cruise period||2016-06-25 — 2016-07-08|
|Port of departure||Greenock, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Fraserburgh, United Kingdom|
1. To establish a baseline dataset relating to benthic priority marine features within the South of Arran MPA using quantitative, drop-camera sampling methods.
2. To collect baseline data relating to demersal fish species from within the South of Arran MPA, the Loch Sunart to the Sound of Jura MPA and from several outside reference sites.
3. To develop UWTV techniques for the survey of elasmobranch egg cases in the Sound of Jura.
4. To deploy three acoustic moorings as part of the skate tagging array.
|Chief scientist||Philip Boulcott (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise programme||(0.38 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Isle of Arran, Loch Sunart, Sound of Jura.|