FRV Goldseeker 10/80
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1980-09-01 — 1980-09-25|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Corpach, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To use TV and still photography to study the nature of the sea bed and the distribution of scallops in Loch Creran.
2. To study the abundance and composition of scallops in the vicinity of Loch Creran by means of dredging.
3. To obtain scallops dredged under a variety of conditions for a mortality experiment which will be conducted in loch Creran by an independent team of divers.
4. To search for scallop and queen spat on seaweed and bottom deposit obtained by dredging and by divers.
|Chief scientist||John Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.05 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 34|
Description: dredge hauls for scallops and queens
|Geology and geophysics|
|Bottom photography||Description: TV and still photography used to study the nature of the sea bed and the distribution of scallops.|