Cruise inventory

FRV Goldseeker 9/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier9/72
Cruise period1972-09-04 — 1972-09-29
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine the catch composition and abundance of lobsters and crabs around the Orkneys.
2. To investigate the spawning frequency of lobsters.
3. To undertake comparative creel fishing for crabs and lobsters.
4. To undertake scallop dredging.
5. To trawl for fresh bait.
6. To take daily surface temperature readings.
Chief scientistJames Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 9/72 cruise report goldseeker09_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: 9
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Description: 9 popul.surveys and 8