FRV Goldseeker 9/80 (2)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier9/80 (2)
Cruise period1980-08-18 — 1980-08-22
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey BACO cryolite sludge dumping ground.
2. To set up cages of Nephrops on and around the cryolite dump.
3. To study the behaviour and survival of Nephrops in relation to discarding.
Chief scientistJ M Pirie (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 9/80 (2) cruise report goldseeker09_80.pdf (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of samples = 6
Description: A number of cages were left at varying distances from the dump. They were observed for several weeks.