Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 8/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier8/86
Cruise period1986-05-20 — 1986-06-09
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnCorpach, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To study the settlement of scallops and queens in the Sound of Jura and Clyde Sea area.

2) To study the size and age composistion of scallops and queen stocks in the same areas.

3) To trawl for potential salmon smoltsfish predators in Kilbrennan Sound.
Chief scientistJohn Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 8/86 cruise report goldseeker8_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificSound of Jura, Clyde Sea areas and Kilbrennan Sound
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: S surface only
CTD stations
Current metersDescription: DRCM
Currents measured from ship drift
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: parachute drogues
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: distribution,population & environment