Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 7/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier7/71
Cruise period1971-07-19 — 1971-08-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFort Augustus, United Kingdom
Port of returnCorpach, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake Nephrops creeling in the Sound of Jura and the Firth of Lorne.
2. To compare the efficiencies of two types of Nephrops creel.
3. To compare the efficiencies of salted mackerel and unsalted bait.
4. To investigate the stocks of Nephrops by trawling.
5. To grab for 0-group Nephrops.
6. To take daily surface temperature readings.
Chief scientistJohn Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 7/71 cruise report goldseeker07_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificSound of Jura and Firth of Lorne
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: Nephrops trawls with dogfish and small gadoid by-catch
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: Nephrops trawls with dogfish and small gadoid by-catch
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: Nephrops trawls with dogfish and small gadoid by-catch
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 1200
Description: Nephrops creels