FRV Mara 11/71
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1971-11-01 — 1971-11-24|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Corpach, 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 scientist||Peter A M Stewart (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|