FRV Mara 10/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier10/72
Cruise period1972-10-02 — 1972-10-21
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To tag roundfish in the vicinity of the Orkney Islands.
2. To evaluate further the technique of tagging fish underwater.
Chief scientistJohn R G Hislop (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 10/72 cruise report mara10_72.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificOrkney Islands
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 593
Description: surface and underwater taggings of cod, haddock, whiting and lemon sole