Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 6/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier6/72
Cruise period1972-06-13 — 1972-06-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To investigate the stocks of Nephrops in the Firth of Clyde.
2. To study Nephrops predators.
3. To beam trawl for small Nephrops.
4. To investigate the stocks of Pandalus.
5. To take daily surface temperature readings.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 6/72 cruise report goldseeker06_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: 11
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 46
Description: 25 popul.surveys and 21 expl.fishing
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 46
Description: 25 popul.surveys and 21 expl.fishing