Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 1/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier1/78
Cruise period1978-01-30 — 1978-03-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To study the age and length composition of scallop and queen stocks in the Clyde area and west of Kintyre.
2. To select areas suitable for later gear and behaviour studies.
3. To compare the standard commercial dredge with one of larger mesh, ring size and tooth spacing.
Chief scientistJohn Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 1/78 cruise report goldseeker01_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde and west of Kintyre
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 148
Description: Survey of scallop and queen stocks.
Gear researchDescription: Comparing a standard commercial dredge with one of larger mesh, ring size and tooth spacing.