FRV Goldseeker 1/78
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1978-01-30 — 1978-03-24|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||John Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Clyde and west of Kintyre|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 148|
Description: Survey of scallop and queen stocks.
|Gear research||Description: Comparing a standard commercial dredge with one of larger mesh, ring size and tooth spacing.|