Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 6/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier6/68
Cruise period1968-06-20 — 1968-07-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureCorpach, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To undertake a programme of scallop dredging.
2. Trawling and plankton sampling in the Minch and Loch Linnhe.
3. To collect samples of bottom gravel from Maxwell Bank and the Sound of Mull using a TV grab.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 6/68 cruise report goldseeker06_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificMinch, Loch Linnhe, Sound of Mull
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: Plankton sampling carried out at various stations in the Minch and Loch Linnhe.
ZooplanktonDescription: Plankton sampling carried out at various stations in the Minch and Loch Linnhe.
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 22
Description: fifteen minute dredge hauls using a 4ft dredge.
CrustaceansDescription: Nephrops caught using standard 'Goldseeker' otter trawl.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: samples of bottom gravel collected from Marwell Bank and the Sound of Mull using a T.V. grab.