Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 4/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier4/70
Cruise period1970-05-19 — 1970-06-11
Port of departureArdrishaig, United Kingdom
Objectives1. to investigate the distribution, abundance and biology of Pandalus spp and Nephrops in the Firth of Clyde.
2. To investigate the feasibility of mid-water trawling for shrimps from "Goldseeker".
3. To determine the abundance and stock composition of scallops and queens in parts of the Firth of Clyde and the Solway Firth.
4. To take temperature readings and plankton samples.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 4/70 cruise report goldseeker04_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificFirth of Clyde and Solway Firth
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only.
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvae
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 82
Description: scallop dredge
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Description: Half-hour hauls for Nephrops.