FRV Goldseeker 5/70
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1970-06-16 — 1970-07-10|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Scallop dredging west of Kintyre and off the Outer Hebrides from Barra to North Uist.
2. Fishing trials for queens in the Firth of Clyde.
3. Searching for young scallops in selected areas in the Firth of Clyde.
4. In conjunction with the above objectives, a limited programme of trawling and plankton sampling. Abandoned due to damaged gear.
|Chief scientist||John Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Clyde and the Outer Hebrides|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 131|
Description: made using 4ft dredge
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 18|
Description: fishing trials for queens in the Firth of Clyde.