FRV Goldseeker 9/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier9/71
Cruise period1971-09-06 — 1971-10-01
Port of departureCorpach, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine the catch composition and abundance of lobsters around the north-west and north coast of Scotland.
2. To investigate the crab stocks.
3. To undertake comparative creeling. Scottish creel v Parlour creel, for lobsters and crabs.
4. To take daily sea surface temperatures.
Chief scientistC Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 9/71 cruise report goldseeker09_71.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificN and NW Scottish coast
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: daily surface temperatures
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 782
Description: creels for crabs and lobsters