Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 5/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier5/71
Cruise period1971-05-18 — 1971-06-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrishaig, United Kingdom
Port of returnCorpach, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To investigate the stocks of Pandalus and Nephrops in the South Minch.
2. To study the distribution and abundance of scallops in the same area.
3. To take daily surface temperature readings.
Chief scientistJames A Sinclair (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 5/71 cruise report goldseeker05_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificSouth Minch
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: daily surface temperature readings
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Description: trawls for Nephrops and white fish
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Description: trawls for Nephrops and white fish
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 35
Description: scallop dredges
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Description: trawls for Nephrops and white fish