FRV Mara 6/72
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1972-05-29 — 1972-06-29|
|Port of departure||Ardrossan, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To determine the stock composition and abundance of Norway lobsters on the fishing grounds in the Firth of Clyde, South Minch, North Minch and Noup.
2. To obtain data on spawning of Norway lobsters.
3. To establish the by-catch of white fish species in the Norway lobster fishery.
4. To devote two days, 30 and 31 May, to Clyde environmental sampling.
5. To obtain information on the distribution of pandalids.
|Chief scientist||Alasdair D McIntyre (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 15|
|Oxygen||Quantity: number of stations = 15|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of stations = 15|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of stations = 15|
|Ammonia||Quantity: number of stations = 15|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of stations = 15|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: number of stations = 15|
|Eggs and larvae||Description: nephrops norvegicus trawling survey|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of stations = 20|