Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 8/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier8/68
Cruise period1968-08-05 — 1968-08-30
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) An exploratory survey of the sand eels stocks of the Moray Firth
2) The headline camera was used in 16 hauls
Chief scientistNigel P E Langham (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 8/68 cruise report mara8_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSmith's Bank, Moray Firth, Narin
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 49
Description: 14 contained sand eels. A. marinus/lancea, A.lanceolatus, G.semisquamatus were caught. By catches of whiting, haddock, plaice, common dab, lemon sole, Callionymus lyra, clupeids, herring, and sprats were also caught
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 49
Description: 14 contained sand eels. A. marinus/lancea, A.lanceolatus, G.semisquamatus were caught. By catches of whiting, haddock, plaice, common dab, lemon sole, Callionymus lyra, clupeids, herring, and sprats were also caught