FRV Goldseeker 11/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier11/84
Cruise period1984-10-18 — 1984-11-07
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To observe Nephrops behavious along the sweep wires and at the wingends with special attention to whether or not Nephrops pass from the sweeps towards the wingends.

2) To make diving observations of Nephrops reactions at dusj using TUV II

3) Tocompare the sizes of catches of Nephrops and fish on commercial grounds using BT 160 trawl fitted with a seperating panel. The trawl will be fished with and without sweeps

4) To obtain a wide range of demeral fish species for staff training purposes at the Laboratory.
Chief scientistJohn Main (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 11/84 cruise report goldseeker11_84.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: Collection
CrustaceansDescription: Nephrops
Gear researchDescription: How Nephrops react to the gear