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Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 6/65

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier6/65
Cruise period1965-06-28 — 1965-07-09
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnInvergordon, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To make observations on the behaviour of fish in the vicinity of the Danish Seine with special emphasis on the ropes (1st week)
2) To make observations on model trawls in connection with the Norwegian APE project (2nd week)
3) A model Granton trawl and a pelagic trawl were worked and still photographs were taken of various parts of the gear

Bad weather restricted diving work to 3 days
Chief scientistColin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 6/65 cruise report mara6_65.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB)  FRV Mara 6/65 cruise report mara6_65part2.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth, Buckie, Invergordon, Spey Bay, Cullen Bay, Dornoch Firth, Burghead Bay,
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Siene net experiments were carried out in Spey Bay. No. of trials not noted.