FRV Goldseeker 12/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier12/86
Cruise period1986-08-26 — 1986-09-10
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnOban, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo make further observations on the movement pattern of fish in the path of the trawl, looking particularly for:

1) Are fish simulated to swim straight back from the towing vessel to the mouth of the gear.

2) Do fish swim forward or out to the side wall in advance to the approaching otterboard.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 12/86 cruise report goldseeker12_86.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: whiting