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FRV Goldseeker 3/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier3/73
Cruise period1973-03-27 — 1973-04-13
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnOban, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To complete the scallop dredge selection experiments and scallop and queen stock studies undertaken in the Clyde on the previous cruise. Dredge selection experiments not undertaken as these were already completed on the previous cruise.
2. To study the state of scallop and queen stocks west of Kintyre.
3. To investigate stocks of Nephrops and Pandalus west of Kintyre and in Loch Linnhe.
4. To take daily surface temperature readings.
Chief scientistJohn Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 3/73 cruise report goldseeker03_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only; taken daily.
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 83
Description: 4ft scallop dredges in the west Clyde area and west of Kintyre.