Cruise summary report
|Ship name||Bogey I|
|Cruise period||1986-09-29 — 1986-10-17|
|Port of departure||Brixham, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Padstow, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a trawl survey for sole by repeating the grid of station positions established in a similar survey in 1985.
2. To collect length distributions and otolith samples of sole, 'monk', and plaice.
3. To collect samples of Bryzoa and Hydrozoa from all hauls on which they occur for later examination by the shellfish group for scallop spat.
4. To collect samples of ungutted fish for A.Franklin (Burnham-on-Crouch).
5. To carry out a similar survey grid of trawl hauls in the Bristol Channel and repeat aims 2 and 3.
|Chief scientist||Martin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Seston||Description: Samples of Bryzoa and Hydrozoa were collected from many of the hauls. No. of samples not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 50|
Description: In the Bristol Channel a survey was carried using sub-rectangles. The tows were all half an hour in length. The number of sole caught was recorded.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of samples = 1|
Description: A sample of ungutted plaice was collected from VIIe were deep frozen for A Franklin.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 60|
Description: A number of half hours tows were made in darkness. The number of sole caught was noted.
|Demersal fish||Description: All the sole, monk, plaice, lemon sole, megrim, John Dory, red mullet, hake, whiting, cod and haddock were measured. No. of specimens not noted.|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 24|
Description: A number of hauls were made during the first survey yielded a number of scallops.