Cruise summary report
|Ship name||Bogey I|
|Cruise period||1987-09-28 — 1987-10-07|
|Port of departure||Brixham, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Brixham, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a trawl survey for sole by repeating the grid of station positions established in the 1985 survey.
2. To collect length distributions and otolith samples of sole and 'monk'.
3. To collect samples of Bryzon and Hydrozoa from all hauls on which they occur for later examination by the shellfish group for scallop spat.
|Chief scientist||Martin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|Specific||Western English Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Seston||Quantity: number of samples = 28|
Description: A number of samples of Bryzoa and Hydrozoa were collected.
|Demersal fish||Description: The size of fish was measured on the cruise and it was noted that they were larger than previous years. No. of samples not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 52|
Description: A survey grid was completed with a number of tows. The catch of sole was down on previous years.