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Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 5/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier5/70
Cruise period1970-06-16 — 1970-07-10
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistJohn Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 5/70 cruise report goldseeker05_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde and the Outer Hebrides
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 131
Description: made using 4ft dredge
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: fishing trials for queens in the Firth of Clyde.