FRV Mara 4/58

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier4/58
Cruise period1958-09-03 — 1958-09-26
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo compare the performance of a larger wing trawl and boards to that of a smaller wing trawl and boards.
Chief scientistW Dickson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 4/58 cruise report mara4_58.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFladen Ground
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Description: two hour hauls to compare the performance of a large and small herring trawl.