Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Carhelmar (74OJ)|
|Cruise period||1989-09-25 — 1989-10-03|
|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 standard positions.
2. To collect length distributions and otolith samples of sole, monk, plaice and lemon sole.
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 details of all crab (Cancer pagurus), lobster and crawfish.
5. To collect samples of ungutted commercial fish for pesticide analysis. (A.Franklin, Burnham-on-Crouch).
|Chief scientist||Martin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Project||1989 Reseach Vessel Programme|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Specific||Western English Channel|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Seston||Quantity: number of stations = 7|
Description: A number of Bryzoa and Hybrozoa samples were collected.
|Demersal fish||Description: A large proportion of the fish caught were measured and some otolith samples were collected. No. of samples not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 57|
Description: A number of half hour tows took place, the number of sole was noted to be down slightly.
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of specimens = 41|
Description: A number of crab were measured and sexed during the cruise.