FRV Goldseeker 9/86 (2)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier9/86 (2)
Cruise period1986-06-28 — 1986-07-01
Port of returnDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To use the underwater vehicle ''SEAPUP'' to observe a seine net of current design, to observe the shape and mesh opening of the codend and to check the mounting and operattion of the underwater instruments used for performance measurements.

2) To measure the performance of BT155 with bobbins, to check earlier data on groundgear drag
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 9/86 (2) cruise report goldseeker9_86.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificBroad Bay, Stornoway
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: SEAPUP test