PRFV rigid hull vessel, used in monitoring activities in the scope of small-scale fisheries and bivalves in the Ria de Aveiro area.

Main features

Vessel with 6.16 m of length and rigid PRFV hull.

Outboard engine with 60 hp power.

This vessel can accommodate 10 crew members (2 seafarers and 8 researchers).

It operates from Aveiro harbour and is able to operate up to 6 miles from the coast and 25 miles from the harbour.

Maris is an essential platform for the Ria de Aveiro research activities, dedicated to bivalves sampling surveys.