FRV Goldseeker 7/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier7/81
Cruise period1981-06-30 — 1981-07-10
Port of departureGairloch, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To make direct observations of round fish in the area from the trawl boards back to the mouth of the net.
2. To observe the behaviour of small trawl doors designed for the main purpose of creating sand clouds in advance of the fishing gear.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 7/81 cruise report goldseeker7_81.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificW. Coast Scotland
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: Round fish
Gear researchDescription: Trawl door testing
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Video footage made