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Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 6/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier6/71
Cruise period1971-05-24 — 1971-06-01
Port of departureAultbea, United Kingdom
Objectives1. A survey of Loch Ewe for planktonic and pelagic stages of plaice and other flatfish using a 1 m 60 net, a Gulf III and a modified Gourock Number 1 midwater trawl.
2. Bottom fauna survey work.
3. To obtain samples of plankton, fish, bottom fauna and sediments for heavy metal analysis.
4. To obtain samples with Multi-depth Plankton Indicators at selected stations, together with associated temperature and salinity observations
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 6/71 cruise report mara6_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificScottish west coast sea lochs
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 8
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 79
Description: WP3 net,Gulf III net & multidepth plankton indicators
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 71
Description: WP3 nets & midwater trawls