Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 8/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier8/72
Cruise period1972-08-07 — 1972-09-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To investigate the stocks of nephrops in the Moray Firth.
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 scientistJames A Sinclair (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 8/72 cruise report goldseeker08_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 13
Description: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: also bottom trawls,scallop dredge hauls and creels
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: also bottom trawls,scallop dredge hauls and creels