FRV Goldseeker 4/77
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1977-05-09 — 1977-05-20|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To compare the selectivity of 70 and 50 mm Nephrops trawls on grounds in the Moray Firth.
2. To record incidence of Nephrops in fish stomachs.
3. Sampling of by-catch taken by each gear.
4. Biometric measurements on Nephrops: carapace length; total length; total weight; tail weight; head weight.
|Chief scientist||James A Sinclair (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.47 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of stations = 20|
Description: looking for Nephrops remains in fish stomachs
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of stations = 20|
Description: Nephrops survey