FRV Goldseeker 11/88 (2)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier11/88 (2)
Cruise period1988-09-29 — 1988-10-08
Port of departureArdrishaig, United Kingdom
Port of returnDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Objectives1) 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 compostition of scallop and queen stocks in the same areas and to examine the gonads of both species to determine their maturity stages.
Chief scientistDavid I Fraser (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 11/88 (2) cruise report goldseeker11_88.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde Sea, Sounds of Jura and Mull
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsDescription: Surveys on scallops and queens.
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of hauls = 25
Description: Getting molluscs for analysis