FRV Goldseeker 8/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier8/87
Cruise period1987-07-06 — 1987-07-24
Port of departureCorpach, United Kingdom
Port of returnKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To study the size and age composition and gonad stages of scallop and queen stocks in selected areas of northwest Scotland.

2) To investigate the settlement of scallops and queens in the same area.

3) To record surface and subsurface water and salinity.
Chief scientistJohn Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 8/87 cruise report goldseeker8_87.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificN.W. Scotland
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Equiptment malfunctioned so this was abandoned.
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 87
Description: Scallops and queens measurements.