Cruise summary report
|Ship name||Bogey I|
|Cruise period||1988-11-21 — 1988-11-25|
|Port of departure||Brixham, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Brixham, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To compare catch rates of 6m and 4m beam trawls.
2. To measure all sole, plaice, 'monk' and lemon sole caught and take stratified otolith samples from those species.
3. To collect samples of Byzos and Hydrozoa from any hauls on which they occur.
4. To record details of any crab (Cancer pagarus) caught.
|Chief scientist||Martin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Specific||Western English Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Seston||Description: Samples of Bryzoa and Hydrozon were collected for later analysis. No. of samples not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 1|
Description: The commercial species of fish caugh in the hauls were measured. 74 sole, 105 plaice, 28 monk and 19 lemon sole were also sampled.
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of specimens = 40|
Description: A number of crab and lobster samples were measured and sexed.
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 37|
Description: Comparison of 6m and 4m beam trawls catch rates were made.