FRV Mara 2/61

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier2/61
Cruise period1961-02-20 — 1961-03-10
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Taggings of whiting and haddock
2) The fish and Nephrops in most hauls were measured
3) A sample of whiting gall bladders was collected
4) Some whiting ovaries were preserved
5) Notes were made of the infection of G. esmarkii by Myxobolus aeglefini, and of the incidence of the black spot parasite on the skin of whiting.

Scientific staff joined the ''Mara'' at Ayr on the 24/02/1961.
Chief scientistRay Gambell (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 2/61 cruise report mara2_61.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde, Loch Long
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 115
Description: 110 Whiting, 5 haddock using a hydrostatic tag on a metal bridle, and a flag tag on a nylon bridle. The fish were all trawl caught