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FRV Goldseeker 3/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier3/78
Cruise period1978-04-04 — 1978-04-27
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To compare quantity, size and sex composition of Nephrops catches and fish bycatch by trawls of different mesh size (50, 70, 90 mm nominal mesh).
2. To make diving observations on the nets prior to the selectivity assessments.
3. To assess predation on Nephrops from examination of fish stomachs and to preserve any Nephrops remains for later analysis.
4. To look for incidence of the gut parasite Stichocotyle nephropsis.
Chief scientistJames A Sinclair (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 3/78 cruise report goldseeker03_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fish
Gear research
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Examine Nephrops for the parasite Stichocotyle nephropsis