Cruise inventory

Carhelmar 1/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Carhelmar (74OJ)
Cruise identifier1/94
Cruise period1994-09-26 — 1994-10-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBrixham, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) To carry out a trawl survey for sole, by repeating the standard grid of station positions
2) To collect length distributions and otolith samples of sole, monkfish, plaice and lemon sole
3) To collect details of all crab (Cancer pagurus), lobster and scallop
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportCarhelmar 1/94 cruise report carhelmar1_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.63 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 59
Description: Half-hour tows. Otolith samples comprised of sole (312), plaice (261), Lemon sole (28), and monkfish (25) in addtion to miscellaneous species including cod, turbot, bill and red gurnard
CrustaceansQuantity: number of samples = 129
Description: edible crab (28), and 101 spider crab caught and measured