FRV Goldseeker 11/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier11/80
Cruise period1980-09-30 — 1980-10-17
Port of departureCorpach, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo capture live Mackerel for use in target strength experiments at Loch Duich field station.
Chief scientistJ Ian Edwards (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 11/80 cruise report goldseeker11_80.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Duich
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 400
Description: Mackerel caught using hand lines for use in target strength experiments