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FRV Goldseeker 5/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier5/73
Cruise period1973-05-29 — 1973-07-13
Port of departureKirkwall, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To compare the efficiciencies of standard east coast creels and parlour creels in catching crabs.
2. To study the moulting and movement of crabs in Shetland waters by means of tagging.
3. To trawl for bait.
4. To study the state of scallop and queen stocks in Shetland.
5. To take daily surface temperature readings.
Chief scientistC Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), James A Sinclair (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 5/73 cruise report goldseeker05_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of stations = 50
Description: population surveys of crab,scallop,and queen stock