FRV Mara 11/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier11/71
Cruise period1971-11-01 — 1971-11-24
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnCorpach, United Kingdom
Objectives(a) To determine the response of Nephrops to electric fields. The principal aim was to induce the animals to leave their burrows, and correlate the observations with those made in aquarium tanks.
(b) To test an electrified beam trawl, with the aim of gaining experience in the handling and operation of such a device.
Chief scientistPeter A M Stewart (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 11/71 cruise report mara11_71.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fish
Demersal fish