Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 6/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier6/79
Cruise period1979-05-08 — 1979-05-29
Port of departureBlyth, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the selectivity of a shrimp trawl, particularly of parts of the trawl other than the cod-end.
2. To undertake a survey of the Pandalus borealis stocks on the Farn Deeps.
3. To undertake a Pandalus and Nephrops larval survey.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 6/79 cruise report goldseeker06_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.48 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only; Samples taken daily.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 21
Description: Plankton tows
ZooplanktonQuantity: 21
Description: Plankton tows
Eggs and larvae
CrustaceansDescription: Survey of Pandalus borealis stocks.
CrustaceansDescription: Investigating the selectivity of a shrimp trawl.