FRV Mara 2/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier2/69
Cruise period1969-02-27 — 1969-03-14
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAyr, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a herring egg and larval survey on Ballantrae Bank.
2. To carry out tests on the relative efficiencies of encased and unencased Gulf III samplers.
Chief scientistIan G Baxter (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 2/69 cruise report mara2_69.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeDescription: Grabs taken from areas in which eggs had been located in previous surveys.