FRV Goldseeker 7/79
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1979-06-05 — 1979-06-28|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To recapture Nephrops tagged in 1978 in the Moray Firth in order to measure annual growth increments.
2. To release a further batch of tagged Nephrops in the same area.
3. To investigate the effects of dead Nephrops on the efficiency of baited creels (this objective was postponed to a later cruise).
4. To set up cages of nephrops in and around the cryolite dumping ground.
|Chief scientist||Colin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.19 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of specimens = 7|
Description: Tagged Nephrops recaptured in order to measure annual growth.
|Taggings||Quantity: number of specimens = 1510|
Description: Nephrops tagged and released.