FRV Goldseeker 5/73
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1973-05-29 — 1973-07-13|
|Port of departure||Kirkwall, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||C 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 report||(0.08 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of stations = 50|
Description: population surveys of crab,scallop,and queen stock