Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 1/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier1/89
Cruise period1989-01-10 — 1989-01-18
Port of departureLeith, United Kingdom
Port of returnPeterhead, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To carry out an echosounder and trawling survey for sprat in inshore water from the Firth of Forth to the Inner Moray Firth.

2) To retrieve a current meter from the Rosyth area.

3) To collect water samples for radio caesium monitoring.

4) To observe the seal population in the inner Moray Firth.
Chief scientistJ R Hutcheon (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 1/89 cruise report goldseeker1and2_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth, Moray Firth and Rosyth
Track chartsFRV Goldseeker 1/89 cruise track — trk3544.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 1
Description: 1 cm recovered
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 1
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: sprats
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters56° 0' 0" N  3° 22' 41" W — rec. mooring with 1cm, laid 061288