FRV Goldseeker 11/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier11/89
Cruise period1989-09-04 — 1989-09-22
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnCorpach, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To investigate the settlement of scallops, queens and crabs in the Clyde sea area, the Sound of Jura and the Sound of Mull.

2) To study the size and age composition of scallop and queen stocks in the same areas and to examine the gonads of both species to determine their maturity stages.

3) To record surface and sub surface temperatures.
Chief scientistDavid I Fraser (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 11/89 cruise report goldseeker11_89.pdf (0.09 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: Water temperatures
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsDescription: Scallops and queens
CrustaceansDescription: Crabs
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 27
Description: For molluscs and crabs