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Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 12/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier12/79
Cruise period1979-11-19 — 1979-12-07
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To observe the behaviour of the remote towed vehicle using the diver operated wet towed vehicle.
2. To use the remote vehicle to observe and record the behaviour of Nephrops reacting to a typical dual purpose Nephrops/fish trawl.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 12/79 cruise report mara12_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansDescription: observing and recording the behaviour of Nephrops reacting to a Boris 520 Prawn trawl.
Gear research