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Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 7/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier7/72
Cruise period1972-07-10 — 1972-08-03
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnBanavie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To undertake creeling in the Sound of Jura and Firth of Lorne for Nephrops and Munida.
2. To compare the efficiencies of two types of Nephrops creel.
3. To compare the efficiencies of salted mackerel and unsalted bait.
4. To beam-trawl for 0-group Nephrops.
5. To investigate the stocks of Nephrops by trawling and examine the stomach contents of Nephrops predators.
6. To take daily, surface temperature readings.
Chief scientistC Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 7/72 cruise report goldseeker07_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 9
Description: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: 14
Description: creeling and trawling for nephrops norvegicus