Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 11/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier11/77
Cruise period1977-11-01 — 1977-11-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureCorpach, United Kingdom
Port of returnKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To investigate the selectivity of a shrimp trawl, particularly of those parts of the net other than the cod end.
2. To assess the stocks of Dichelopandalus bonnieri off Gairloch and the Small Isles.
3. To assess the Nephrops stocks in the same area, and to investigate the occurrence of Nephrops with a carapace length less than 20mm.
4. To obtain samples of live Chlamys opercularis.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 11/77 cruise report goldseeker11_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 6
Description: 15 minute scallop dredge hauls.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Description: half hour trawls for nephrops.