FRV Mara 9/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier9/80
Cruise period1980-08-04 — 1980-08-22
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo participate in a join demersal pair trawling project arranged between the Marine Laboratory and the Bergen Fishing Technology Institute, The Norwegian pair trawlers Naley and Nordlending will tow the gear and provide facilities for underwater and shipboard instrumentation. Mara will operate underwater TV equipment to observe the pair trawl fished by the other two vessels. Mara will act as command ship while the three ships are working together.
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 9/80 cruise report mara9_80.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN.W. Scotland/ North Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of deployments = 10
Description: Underwater TV used to observe trawls fished by Norwegian vessels Naley and Nordlending.