FRV Goldseeker 7/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier7/80
Cruise period1980-06-03 — 1980-06-24
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnCorpach, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To tag Nephrops in the Clyde and Sound of Jura in order to study growth rates.
2. To measure abundance of Nephrops using mark-recapture methods.
3. To determine survival of tagged Nephrops in cages.
4. To recover cages of Nephrops left over from the previous cruise.
Chief scientistColin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 7/80 cruise report goldseeker07_80.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificN.W. Coast Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansDescription: Nephrop abundance measured using mark-recapture methods.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: survival rates of nephrops in cages.
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 1897
Description: nephrops tagged with streamer tags.