Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 9/60

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier9/60
Cruise period1960-08-22 — 1960-09-13
Objectives1) Instrumented tests of the seine gear
2) A thermocouple was fitted in the exhaust manifold of only 1 of the cynlinders
3) Engine speed was recorded from an extension lead tachometer system
4) Tests were carried out on a new miniature depth recorder

The ship had to return to the laboratory to clear the fault in the seine warp tension meter
Chief scientistMichael J D Mowat (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 9/60 cruise report mara9_60.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: Comparative fishing, the nets compared were the standard seine net and the Wing trawl used as a seine net. Codends were fitted with small mesh covers