Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 6/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier6/78
Cruise period1978-07-03 — 1978-07-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGranton, United Kingdom
Port of returnMethil, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To sample juvenile (0-group) Nephrops and make observations on their distribution and behaviour.
2. To release suture-tagged Nephrops in order to study growth rates.
3. To make ship-board observations on the behaviour of juvenile Nephrops.
Chief scientistColin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 6/78 cruise report goldseeker06_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: 17 made with WP3 plankton net and six hauls with a half-size 'Isaac's Kidd' trawl.
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: 17 made with WP3 plankton net and six hauls with a half-size 'Isaac's Kidd' trawl.
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 765
Description: Nephrops marked with 'streamer' tags and released in two areas, SE of May Island and off Elie Ness.