FRV Goldseeker 4/87
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1987-03-16 — 1987-04-04|
|Port of departure||Inverness, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) Commissioning of combined bioluminescence/light intensity instrumentation carried by the RCV in the vicinity of a net.
2) To obtain recordings of different types of bioluminescent activity for identification and quantification purposes. Water samples will also be taken for analysis.
3) To calibrate the Transmissometer by relating turbidity measurements with direct observation of underwater visibility and visible range.
4) If conditions permit, an attempt willl be made to obtain video recordings of the bioluminescence stimulated by netting being towed through the water after dark.
|Chief scientist||Chris D Hall (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.05 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||Tarbert and Loch Fyne|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: number of samples = 30|
Description: Nets were towed to disturb the plankton.