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FRV Goldseeker 10B/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier10B/79
Cruise period1979-10-09 — 1979-10-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureCorpach, United Kingdom
Port of returnCorpach, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistJames A Sinclair (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 10B/79 cruise report goldseeker10_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 82
Description: Hauls of 15 minutes duration using a 4ft scallop dredge
Gear researchDescription: Comparing the standard commercial scallop dredge with one of larger mesh, ring size and tooth spacing.