FRV Goldseeker 1/72
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1972-01-31 — 1972-03-02|
|Port of departure||Oban, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To undertake experimental electrical fishing for Nephrops - abandoned due to bad weather.
2. To study the states of the scallop and queen stocks off the south-west of Scotland.
3. To compare the efficiencies of various gears used to catch scallops and queens.
4. To study the stocks of Munida in the same area.
5. To take surface temerature daily.
|Chief scientist||James Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), John Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 32|
Description: temperature measured daily
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Description: Nephrops creels|
|Crustaceans||Description: 60 minute hauls with 8ft queen dredge|
|Crustaceans||Description: 90 minute hauls with a 8ft beam trawl - comparative fishing|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 67|
Description: scallop and queen survey