FRV Goldseeker 10/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier10/83
Cruise period1983-09-27 — 1983-10-21
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To compare catches of Nephrops and fish on commercial grounds using a modified prawn trawl fitted with a seperating panel and fishing without sweep wires.

2) To observe the behaviour of Nephrops to sweep wires and at wing ends.
Chief scientistAnthony D Hawkins (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 10/83 cruise report goldseeker10_83.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansDescription: Nephrops