Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 8/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier8/79
Cruise period1979-06-11 — 1979-07-31
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGranton, United Kingdom
Port of returnMethil, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To recapture Nephrops tagged last year in the Firth of Forth in order to measure annual growth increments.
2. To release a further batch of tagged Nephrops in the Forth.
3. To sample juvenile (0-group) Nephrops and make observations on their distribution, abundance and behaviour.
Chief scientistColin J Chapman (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 8/79 cruise report goldseeker08_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Description: Hauls made using a WP3 plankton net.
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Description: Hauls made using a WP3 plankton net.
CrustaceansDescription: Previously tagged Nephrops recaptured to measure annual growth increments.
Taggings