Cruise inventory

FV Albion Young Fish Survey 2003

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFV Albion
Cruise identifierYoung Fish Survey 2003
Cruise period2003-08-25 — 2003-08-27
Port of departureFleetwood, United Kingdom
Port of returnFleetwood, 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 scientistMichael W Easey (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
ProjectYoung Fish Survey 2003
Cruise programmeFV Albion Young Fish Survey 2003 cruise programme youngfishsurvey_03.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Cruise reportFV Albion Young Fish Survey 2003 cruise report youngfishsurvey_03.pdf — access key 'C' (0.37 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea off Fleetwood and off Blackpool
Track chartsFV Albion Young Fish Survey 2003 cruise track — youngfishsurvey_03trk.pdf (0.08 MB)