FRV Goldseeker 9/88 (1)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier9/88 (1)
Cruise period1988-07-25 — 1988-08-13
Port of departureKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Port of returnKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo study the size, age composition and gonad stages of scallop and queen stocks in selected areas of north west Scotland; in particular Arisaig, Loch Nevis, Loch Hourne, Loch Carron, Applecross and Crowlin Islands, Gairloch and Eddrachillis Bay. Any time remaining was spent sampling around the Islands of Skye. Eigg, Rhum, Canna Colonsay and Mull.
Chief scientistDavid I Fraser (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 9/88 (1) cruise report goldseeker9_88.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN.W. Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsDescription: Survey of scallops and queens.
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 86
Description: Scallops and queens for analysis