FRV Goldseeker 7/87
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1987-06-08 — 1987-06-26|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Corpach, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To investigate the settlement of scallops and queens in the Clyde sea area and the Sound of Jura.
2) To study the size and age composition of scallops and queens stocks in the same areas.
3) To examine the gonads of both species to determine the maturity age.
4) To record surface and sub surface water temperature and salinity.
|Chief scientist||James Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Clyde Sea and Sound of Jura|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: Results wer unreliable so not recorded.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 63|
Description: Scallops and queens