Cruise inventory

FV Fisher Lassie Young Fish Survey 2003

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFV Fisher Lassie
Cruise identifierYoung Fish Survey 2003
Cruise period2003-08-24 — 2003-08-27
Port of departureWest Mersea, United Kingdom
Port of returnWest Mersea, United Kingdom
ObjectivesInshore beam trawl survey. 8 Vessels used.

1. To carry out an inshore beam trawl survey of parts of the North Sea, Eastern Channel and Morecambe Bay for juvenile flatfish, year class size estimation.
2. To collect data on young demersal fish in relation to the environment.
3. To identify and quantify macro-benthos.
4. To record temperature and salinity at each trawl station.
5. To collect otolith samples from commercial flatfish.
6. To collect fish samples from the Humber for Hull University.
7. To record dissolved oxygen levels, for the Environment Agency, in the Humber.
Chief scientistPhilip John Welsby (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
ProjectYoung Fish Survey 2003
Cruise programmeFV Fisher Lassie Young Fish Survey 2003 cruise programme youngfishsurvey_03.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Cruise reportFV Fisher Lassie Young Fish Survey 2003 cruise report youngfishsurvey_03.pdf — access key 'C' (0.37 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorthern Thames Estuary
Track chartsFV Fisher Lassie Young Fish Survey 2003 cruise track — youngfishsurvey_03trk.pdf (0.08 MB)