FRV Goldseeker 10/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier10/87
Cruise period1987-08-24 — 1987-09-08
Port of departureKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To investigate the use of a sledge mounted colour television for surveying scallop grounds.

2) To observe the effects of modifications to the sledge.

3) To obtain video tape recordings of commercial scallop and Nephrops grounds
Chief scientistTrevor R W Howell (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 10/87 cruise report goldseeker10_87.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificWest of Scotland, Minches
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsDescription: Scallop surveys.
Gear researchDescription: Seeing how the modifications affected the sledge.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 14
Description: Use of colour camera to get pictures of the scallop grounds.