FRV Goldseeker 1/69 2/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise identifier||1/69 2/69|
|Cruise period||1969-02-17 — 1969-03-20|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||John Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: Surface temperature and plankton samples were also collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Description: Surface temperature and plankton samples were also collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.|
|Molluscs||Quantity: 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.
|Crustaceans||Quantity: 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.