FRV Goldseeker 10B/79
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1979-10-09 — 1979-10-26|
|Port of departure||Corpach, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Corpach, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To study the length and age composition of scallop and queen stocks in the Firth of Lorne - Sound of Mull area.
2. To compare the standard commercial dredge with one of larger mesh, ring size and tooth spacing.
3. To search for natural settlement of scallops and queens.
|Chief scientist||James A Sinclair (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 82|
Description: Hauls of 15 minutes duration using a 4ft scallop dredge
|Gear research||Description: Comparing the standard commercial scallop dredge with one of larger mesh, ring size and tooth spacing.|