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FRV Goldseeker 3/71
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1971-03-09 — 1971-04-02|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To study the state of scallop and queen stocks in the Firth of Clyde and Solway Firth.
2. To compare the efficiencies of scallop dredge, Manx queen dredge, beam trawl and otter trawl in catching scallops and queens.
3. To use diving techniques to study the operation of scallop and queen gear under varying conditions.
4. To take temperature readings and plankton hauls.
5. To undertake such trawling as is compatible with the other objectives.
|Chief scientist||James Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Specific||Firth of Clyde and Solway Firth|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 49|
Description: scallop dredges