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FRV Goldseeker 8/75
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1975-08-19 — 1975-09-04|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Ardrishaig, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To study the catch composition of lobsters and crabs on grounds off Argyllshire, west of Kintyre.
2. To compare the efficiencies of standard Scottish creels and Cornish inkwell pots.
3. To compare the efficiency of artificial and natural baits in catching lobsters and crabs.
|Chief scientist||Alan A Dunthorn (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), F Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Tarbert, Bute, Ardrishaig, Sound of Jura, Loch Craignish, West of Kintyre|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of specimens = 96|
Description: 91 crabs (40 females and 51 males) and 5 lobsters. The catch composition and catches of different creel and bait types were determined.
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of deployments = 384|
Description: Creel deployments