FRV Goldseeker 7/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier7/88
Cruise period1988-05-30 — 1988-06-18
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To investigate the settlement of scallops and queens in the Clyde Sea area, Sound of Jura and Sound of Mull.

2) To study the size and age composition of scallop and queen stocks in the same areas.

3) To examine the gonads on both species to determine their maturity stage.

4) To record surface and subsurface water temperature and salinity.
Chief scientistDavid I Fraser (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 7/88 cruise report goldseeker7_88.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde Sea; Sound of Jura and Mull
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Temperature and salinity survey
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsDescription: Scallops and queens survey
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 68
Description: For scallops and queens.