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FRV Mara 6/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier6/69
Cruise period1969-05-26 — 1969-06-14
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo tag gadoid fish (a) at the surface in the conventional way; and (b) by divers in midwater in order that the efficiencies of the two methods could be compared.
Chief scientistJohn R G Hislop (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 6/69 cruise report mara6_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 164
Description: Fish tagged at the surface (113) and underwater (51) to compare the efficiency of the two methods.