FRV Goldseeker 9/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier9/68
Cruise period1968-09-23 — 1968-10-17
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To dredge for scallops in the Deer Sound-Shapinsay Sound area.
2. To carry out a series of hauls in Scapa Flow on queen grounds.
3. To measure lobsters at commercial premises in Stromness and Kirkwall.
Chief scientistC Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 9/68 cruise report goldseeker09_68.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only. Continous throughout the cruise.
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: of 10 minutes duration using a 4ft scallop dredge.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of deployments = 464
Description: Creels for for lobsters.