Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 4/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier4/75
Cruise period1975-04-22 — 1975-05-15
Port of departureEyemouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To study the catch composition of crabs on the commercial grounds between St Abbs Head and Holy Island.
2. To compare the efficiencies of standard east coast creels and Cornish inkwell pots in catching crabs.
3. To compare the efficacy of three baits, two artificial and one natural, in catching crabs.
Chief scientistJames A Sinclair (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 4/75 cruise report goldseeker04_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of deployments = 142
Description: population structures
Gear researchQuantity: number of deployments = 33