Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 10/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier10/72
Cruise period1972-10-10 — 1972-11-02
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To study the age and size composition of scallop and queen catches off the Ayrshire coast and off the north of Arran.
2. To study the selection of scallops by the standard 4 ft dredge with 12 tooth bar.
3. To investigate stocks of Nephrops and Pandalus in the Clyde.
4. To search for small Nephrops.
5. To take daily surface temperature readings.
Chief scientistJohn Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 10/72 cruise report goldseeker10_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 11
Description: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 104
Description: comparative fishing experiments;mesh and tooth sprung of dredges