Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 6/87(1)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier6/87(1)
Cruise period1987-05-13 — 1987-05-23
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To carry out a series of larval surveys over Ballentrae Bank and adjacent areas to obtain estimates of herring larval production.

2) To carry out a series of hydrographic surveys to establish a temperature/salinity profile of the area.

3) To identify any fish traces observed around the bank by trawling.
Chief scientistPaul W Rankine (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 6/87(1) cruise report goldseeker6_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Ryan
Track chartsFRV Goldseeker 6/87(1) cruise track — trk3581.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvae
Geology and geophysics