FRV Goldseeker 4/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier4/84
Cruise period1984-04-19 — 1984-05-04
Port of departureLeith, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To determine catch rates, size composition and maturity of Nephrops in small and standard mesh trawls in the Firth of Forth.

2) To study growth of Nephrops in different parts of the Forth.

3) To obtain mud samples on the grounds for particle size, shear-stress, organic carbon and faunal analysis.
Chief scientistColin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 4/84 cruise report goldseeker4_84.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFirth of Forth
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansDescription: Nephrops
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 2