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FRV Mara 8B/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier8B/74
Cruise period1974-08-12 — 1974-08-22
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To carry out a census of the macrobenthic populations by means of grab
2) All selected stations sediment samples were retained for grain size analysis

There was a change of personnel in Troon on the 17/08/1974
Chief scientistAnastasios Eleftheriou (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 8B/74 cruise report mara8_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFirth of Clyde
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 150
Description: Sediment grab. All samples were sieved through a 0.5 mm mesh and preserved in 10% formalin for examination on return to the laboratory