Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 4/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier4/77
Cruise period1977-05-09 — 1977-05-20
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To compare the selectivity of 70 and 50 mm Nephrops trawls on grounds in the Moray Firth.
2. To record incidence of Nephrops in fish stomachs.
3. Sampling of by-catch taken by each gear.
4. Biometric measurements on Nephrops: carapace length; total length; total weight; tail weight; head weight.
Chief scientistJames A Sinclair (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 4/77 cruise report goldseeker04_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.47 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsFRV Goldseeker 4/77 cruise track — trk1998.html
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: looking for Nephrops remains in fish stomachs
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: Nephrops survey