FRV Mara 13/79
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1979-12-10 — 1979-12-21|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To develop the use of the towed remote vehicle to make TV observation of the Gourock (PT 140) midwater trawl and to observe reaction behaviour of sprats.
2. To measure the amount of winter bioluminescence present and measure the visibility of the netting in the dark.
|Chief scientist||Clem S Wardle (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Description: Bioluminescence measurements made off Lossiemouth and in deeper water off Buckie.|
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.|
|Gear research||Description: Observations made of the Gourock net.|