FRV Goldseeker 10/81
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1981-08-31 — 1981-09-18|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To perform engineering and net design studies on a 100HP version of the Marine Laboratory semi pelagic trawl in both mid water and sea bed.
2) To conduct a primary study on the design of a new experimental trawl to investigate desgin methods for allowing a higher proportion of immature fish to escape undamaged from the trawl.
3) To obtain video film of gears towed by commercial vessels if suitable opportunities arise during the cruise.
|Chief scientist||Jack H B Robertson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Description: Net exploration|
|Gear research||Description: Video film.|