Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 7A/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier7A/67
Cruise period1967-07-18 — 1967-08-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesJoint research cruise with FRV ''Clupea''
1) Further trials with the purse seine and herring tagging
2) To familiarise the crew with the handling of the gear and to gain some experience in operating with the boss boat
3) The opportunity was taken to experiment with the Gourock No 1 mid-water trawl
4) Searching for fish on the grounds of east Orkney
Chief scientistA Corrigall (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), George McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Ian G Baxter (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 7A/67 cruise report mara7_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificShetland Grounds, grounds of east Orkney
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 119
Description: Taggings of herring - information for both cruise ships