FRV Goldseeker 3/76
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1976-04-09 — 1976-04-28|
|Port of departure||Granton, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Leith, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To assess the abundance of Nephrops and their burrows on commercial grounds in the Firth of Forth.
2. To determine variations in trawl catches and in the behaviour of Nephrops by day and night.
3. To measure the efficiency of a Nephrops trawl.
4. To assess the effects of tides on Nephrops catches and behaviour.
5. To set up cages of bivalve molluscs to assess pollution effects in the upper reaches of the Firth.
|Chief scientist||Colin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|Specific||Firth of Forth|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of stations = 30|
Description: population structures,behaviour