FRV Mara 2/59

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier2/59
Cruise period1959-03-09 — 1959-03-21
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAyr, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHerring spawning survey and larval sampling on Ballantrae Bank.
Chief scientistIan G Baxter (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 2/59 cruise report mara2_59.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBallantrae Bank
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeDescription: Frequent hauls made using a 1m silk net to detect hatching.