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Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 11/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier11/69
Cruise period1969-10-06 — 1969-10-17
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo assess the relative strengths of the year classes of flatfish, especially plaice, on the nursery grounds of the Moray Firth and the east coast of Scotland.
Chief scientistD W Armstrong (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 11/69 cruise report mara11_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNairn Bay, Burghead Bay, Spey Bay, Cullen Bay, Aberdour Bay, Pennan Bay.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: Populations and age studies of plaice.