FRV Goldseeker 11/89
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1989-09-04 — 1989-09-22|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Corpach, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To investigate the settlement of scallops, queens and crabs in the Clyde sea area, the Sound of Jura and the Sound of Mull.
2) To study the size and age composition of scallop and queen stocks in the same areas and to examine the gonads of both species to determine their maturity stages.
3) To record surface and sub surface temperatures.
|Chief scientist||David I Fraser (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Clyde Sea, Sound of Jura and Mull|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: Water temperatures|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Description: Scallops and queens|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of deployments = 27|
Description: For molluscs and crabs