FRV Goldseeker 3/73
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1973-03-27 — 1973-04-13|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Oban, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To complete the scallop dredge selection experiments and scallop and queen stock studies undertaken in the Clyde on the previous cruise. Dredge selection experiments not undertaken as these were already completed on the previous cruise.
2. To study the state of scallop and queen stocks west of Kintyre.
3. To investigate stocks of Nephrops and Pandalus west of Kintyre and in Loch Linnhe.
4. To take daily surface temperature readings.
|Chief scientist||John Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only; taken daily.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 83|
Description: 4ft scallop dredges in the west Clyde area and west of Kintyre.