FRV Goldseeker 10/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier10/81
Cruise period1981-08-31 — 1981-09-18
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To perform engineering and net design studies on a 100HP version of the Marine Laboratory semi pelagic trawl in both mid water and sea bed.
2) To conduct a primary study on the design of a new experimental trawl to investigate desgin methods for allowing a higher proportion of immature fish to escape undamaged from the trawl.
3) To obtain video film of gears towed by commercial vessels if suitable opportunities arise during the cruise.
Chief scientistJack H B Robertson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 10/81 cruise report goldseeker10_81.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Video film.
Gear researchDescription: Net exploration