FRV Goldseeker 10/72
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Goldseeker (74GO)|
|Cruise period||1972-10-10 — 1972-11-02|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To study the age and size composition of scallop and queen catches off the Ayrshire coast and off the north of Arran.
2. To study the selection of scallops by the standard 4 ft dredge with 12 tooth bar.
3. To investigate stocks of Nephrops and Pandalus in the Clyde.
4. To search for small Nephrops.
5. To take daily surface temperature readings.
|Chief scientist||John Drinkwater (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 11|
Description: T surface only
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 104|
Description: comparative fishing experiments;mesh and tooth sprung of dredges