FRV Goldseeker 8/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier8/80
Cruise period1980-07-01 — 1980-07-24
Port of departureCorpach, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine the visibility of tagging techniques in growth study experiments on Dichelopandalus bonnieri.
2. To study the abundance of Nephrops and D.bonnieri on grounds between Kyle and Gairloch.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 8/80 cruise report goldseeker08_80.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificN.W. Coast Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 22
Description: half-hour hauls; 18 made using a 45mm 'Goldseeker' shrimps trawl with a 35mm codend, and 4 half hour trawl hauls using a 70mm prawn trawl to determine the abundance of Nephrops.