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FRV Goldseeker 12/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier12/71
Cruise period1971-11-29 — 1972-01-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake a bottom survey in the coastal waters south of Aberdeen by means of underwater television.
2. To survey by diving the bottom in selected areas and the lobster population of these areas in detail.
3. To investigate the distribution and abundance of shrimps and Nephrops off the east coast of Scotland.
4. To search for queens in the same area.
5. To take daily surface temperature readings.
Chief scientistJohn Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 12/71 cruise report goldseeker12_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: underwater television camera survey
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: population survey with Nephrops trawl
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: population survey with Nephrops trawl
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: population survey with Nephrops trawl
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: underwater television camera survey