FRV Goldseeker 11/87 (1)
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise identifier||11/87 (1)|
|Cruise period||1987-09-14 — 1987-09-22|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||West Tarbert, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To investigate the settlement of scallops and queens in the Clyde Sea area, the Sound of Jura and the Sound of Mull.
2) To study the size and age composition of scallop and queen stocks in the same areas and to examine the gonads of both species to determine their maturity stage.
3) To record surface and sub surface water temperature and dissolved oxygen.
|Chief scientist||James Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Clyde Sea, Sound of Jura and Sound of Mull|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: Recording temperature of water.|
|Oxygen||Description: Amounts of dissolved oxygen in the water.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 26|
Description: Scallops and queens.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of deployments = 22|
Description: Dredge halls made for the measurments of molluscs.