Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 9/62

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier9/62
Cruise period1962-11-20 — 1962-12-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) Taggings
2) Comparisons were made between the Lowestoft and Aberdeen gradings for scale condition of whiting
3) Attempts were made to catch whiting by hand line and rod-and-line

A crew member had to be landed in Rothesay for hospital treatment
Chief scientistRay Gambell (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 9/62 cruise report mara9_62.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificCaledonian Canal, Crinon Canal, Clyde, Lady Isle, off Mount Stewart, entrance to Loch Long
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 562
Description: Taggings of 544 whiting, 18 cod
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 562
Description: Taggings of 544 whiting, 18 cod