Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 2/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier2/73
Cruise period1973-02-27 — 1973-03-22
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To study the state of scallop and queen stocks in the Firth of Clyde.
2. To study the effects of various tooth-spacings, belly-ring diameters and back-mesh size on the catch of the traditional scallop dredge.
3. To take daily surface temperature readings.
4. If time allows, to investigate the stocks of Nephrops and Pandalus in the Clyde.
Chief scientistAlan A Dunthorn (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 2/73 cruise report goldseeker02_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 91
Description: scallop;8 dredging sts.(cr.2) and 83 sts.for routine stock survey