FRV Goldseeker 7/88
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1988-05-30 — 1988-06-18|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) 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 scientist||David I Fraser (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Clyde Sea; Sound of Jura and Mull|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: Temperature and salinity survey|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Description: Scallops and queens survey|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of deployments = 68|
Description: For scallops and queens.