FRV Goldseeker 5/87
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1987-04-13 — 1987-05-01|
|Port of return||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To carry out a series of larval suverys at Ballentrae Bank and in adjacent areas of the Clyde to obtain estimates of larval production.
2) To carry out a limited series of hydrographic surveys using reversing bottles at Ballantrae Bank to establish the temperature/salinty profile over the period of the survey.
3) To carry out trawl hauls at Ballentrae to identify any fish traces observed.
4) To carry out a grab survey on Ballentrae Bank to check for the presence of herring spawn.
|Chief scientist||John A Morrison (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(1.63 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 14|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 168|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 338|