FRV Goldseeker 7/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier7/87
Cruise period1987-06-08 — 1987-06-26
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnCorpach, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To investigate the settlement of scallops and queens in the Clyde sea area and the Sound of Jura.

2) To study the size and age composition of scallops and queens stocks in the same areas.

3) To examine the gonads of both species to determine the maturity age.

4) To record surface and sub surface water temperature and salinity.
Chief scientistJames Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 7/87 cruise report goldseeker7_87.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde Sea and Sound of Jura
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Results wer unreliable so not recorded.
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 63
Description: Scallops and queens