FRV Goldseeker 1/73
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1973-01-29 — 1973-02-22|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To study the state of scallop and queen stocks in the Firth of Clyde.
2. To investigate stocks of Nephrops and Pandalus in the Clyde.
3. To search for small Nephrops.
4. To take daily surface temperature readings.
|Chief scientist||John Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Firth of Clyde|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only; continuous throughout the cruise.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 78|
Description: 57 of 15 minutes duration using the standard 4ft dredge, six 15 minute hauls made with the 8ft beam trawl and fourteen 5 minute hauls made with the 4ft dredge to study the state of the scallop and queen stocks