Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 5/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier5/69
Cruise period1969-05-20 — 1969-06-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out dredging for scallops and trawl surveys.
2. To take surface temperature readings.
Chief scientistC Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 5/69 cruise report goldseeker05_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only. Continuously throughout the cruise
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: Plankton samples taken using a 1m net in the programmed positions.
ZooplanktonDescription: Plankton samples taken using a 1m net in the programmed positions.
Mammals and reptilesDescription: Seal observations.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: in Copinsay area.
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 228
Description: 4ft scallop dredges with hauls lasting for 15 minutes.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of deployments = 208
Description: Creels forpopulation studies.