FRV Mara 3/59
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1959-03-23 — 1959-04-06|
|Port of departure||Ayr, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) Comparison of nets with wings and square respectively of 3.5, 5.5 and 11 inch mesh
2) All the biological requirements on the cruise were carried out
Replacement gear had to obtained from Aberdeen. Weather deteriorated and interrupted work during the second week.
|Chief scientist||C Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.04 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 1|
Description: A good sample of Whiting was found off Ardrossan.
|Gear research||Quantity: number of experiments = 1|
Description: Comparison of nets with wings and squares respectively of 3½, 5½ and 11 inch mesh.