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FRV Goldseeker 4/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier4/74
Cruise period1974-06-26 — 1974-07-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To investigate the distribution, abundance and biology of Pandalus borealis in the Farn Deeps.
2. To undertake mesh selectivity experiments using a 45 mm mesh shrimp trawl and a 35 mm mesh shrimp trawl.
3. To investigate the possible diurnal migrations of Pandalus borealis.
4. To investigate the possible relationship between tidal flow water temperature and salinities, and the movement of Pandalus borealis.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 4/74 cruise report goldseeker04_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 25
Gear research
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 25