FRV Goldseeker 8/78
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1978-08-30 — 1978-09-17|
|Port of departure||Corpach, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the use of television and still photography in the study of scallop distribution and density and to compare the results with those obtained by dredging and diving.
2. To provide material for the divers based at Tarbert for their study of the survival of scallops taken by the dredge and returned to the sea.
3. To investigate the occurrence of the spat of Pecten maximus and Chlamys opercularis on various substrata.
|Chief scientist||James Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 25|
Description: Scallop dredges.