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FRV Mara 4/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier4/78
Cruise period1978-04-03 — 1978-04-28
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo study the fish capture mechanism by observing the reaction of fish to a four panel trawl using a low light, trawl mounted T.V. system.
Chief scientistA Corrigall (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 4/78 cruise report mara4_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth, Orkneys area
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: Studying the reaction of fish to a four panel trawl.
Gear researchDescription: Testing of the 72 Lossie trawl designed for vessels in the 100-200 HP class.