FRV Goldseeker 9/80 (1)
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise identifier||9/80 (1)|
|Cruise period||1980-08-05 — 1980-08-15|
|Port of departure||Invergordon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To survey BACO cryolite sludge dumping ground.
2. To set up cages of Nephrops on and around the cryolite dump.
3. To study the behaviour and survival of Nephrops in relation to discarding.
|Chief scientist||Colin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Description: Creel sampling took place during the cruise, gaining information on species distribution across the dump. No. of samples not noted.|
|Crustaceans||Description: Creel sampling took place during the cruise, gaining information on species distribution across the dump. No. of samples not noted.|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of samples = 6|
Description: Nephrops were kept in cages of varying distance to the dump and survival rates were noted.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 11|
Description: A number of TV grabs took place close to the dump.