Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 6/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier6/74
Cruise period1974-09-03 — 1974-09-26
Port of departureTarbert, United Kingdom
Port of returnTarbert, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To observe by diving the operation and efficiency of various gears used to catch scallops and queens and to prepare a photographic record.
2. To examine the effect of gears on the sea bed and its inhabitants.
3. To study the reaction of scallops and queens on the gears.
4. To study the escape of scallops and queens from the gears and the survival of captured, damaged and escaped animals.
5. To determine the densities of scallops and queens on commercial beds.
6. To undertake time-lapse camera studies of scallop behaviour.
Chief scientistJames Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 6/74 cruise report goldseeker06_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 50