Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 1/69 2/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier1/69 2/69
Cruise period1969-02-17 — 1969-03-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Hauls carried out and shrimps returned alive to the laboratory.
2. Dredging for scallops.
3. Surface temperatures and oblique plankton hauls made at four positions within the area covered by the cruise.
Chief scientistJohn Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 1/69 2/69 cruise report goldseeker01_02_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Surface temperature and plankton samples were also collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: Surface temperature and plankton samples were also collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 67
Description: A number of hauls were made during the cruise. The hauls were 15min in duration and used a 4 foot scallop dredge.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Description: A number of half-hour trawls were made during the cruise. 391 Pandalus bonnieri were caught during the hauls. Nephrops catches were poor.