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FRV Goldseeker 10/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier10/75
Cruise period1975-10-16 — 1975-11-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBlyth, United Kingdom
Port of returnBlyth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the distribution, abundance and biology of Pandalus borealis in the Farn Deeps.
2. To undertake mesh selectivity experiments using a 45 mm mesh shrimp trawl, and codends of 45 mm, 35 mm and 25 mm mesh.
Chief scientistF Godfrey Howard (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 10/75 cruise report goldseeker10_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFarne Deep
Measurements 
Contamination 
Contaminants in organismsDescription: Frozen samples of Pandalus collected for heavy metal analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fish
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 40
Description: Half hour hauls to investigate the distribution, abundance and biology of Pandalus borealis.
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 40
Description: Mesh selectivity trials using codends of 45mm, 35mm and 25mm mesh.