FRV Mara 12B/74
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1974-12-02 — 1974-12-20|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
To survey the distribution and abundance of 0-group herring and sprats in the Clyde with a mid-water trawl.
To catch demersal fish by hand-line on the dumping ground off Garroch Head for pollution analysis.
Trawling successful catching herring and saithe. The latter were tagged. Line fishing unsuccessful but some trawled fish kept for analysis.
|Chief scientist||George McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Garroch Head, Loch Long, Loch Striven|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 50|
Description: Taggings of saithe
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 18|
Description: Herring were caught on 17 trawls. Sprats, T.esmarkii, and saithe were also caught