FRV Goldseeker 8/89
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1989-06-26 — 1989-07-13|
|Port of departure||Corpach, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To investigate the settlement of scallops, queens and crabs in the Clyde Sea area, the Sound of Jura, off the Islay coast, the Sound of Mull, Loch Nevis, Loch Hourne, Loch Carron, Camustiel and Loch Toscaig, Gairloch and Poolewe.
2) To study the size and age composition of scallop and queen stocks in the same areas.
3) To examine the gonads of scallops and queens to determine their maturing age.
4) To record surface and subsurface water temperatures.
5) To preserve gill sections of scallops from selected west coast stations for future pathological examination.
|Chief scientist||David I Fraser (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Clyde sea area|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: Water temperatures|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Description: Survey for Scallops and Queens|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of deployments = 124|
Description: Dredging for scallops and queens