FRV Goldseeker 4/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier4/88
Cruise period1988-03-21 — 1988-04-09
Port of departureKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To obtain colour video tape recordings of the sea bed in potentially suitable areas for future work on scallops.

2) To investigate the use a sledge mounted TV camera for surveying scallop grounds.

3) To observe the effect of modifications to the sledge.
Chief scientistTrevor R W Howell (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 4/88 cruise report goldseeker4_88.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Ewe and Claonaig Bay
Track chartsFRV Goldseeker 4/88 cruise track — goldseeker4_88track.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsDescription: Scallop moitoring
Gear researchDescription: Looking at the modification of the sledge.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyDescription: Colour videos of the sea floor, for scallop surveys.