Cruise inventory

FV Sundance

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFV Sundance
Cruise period1987-04-07 — 1987-04-10
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To estimate the post-winter population of juvenile sole
2. To collect sole samples for condition index and fat content estimation.
Chief scientistColin L Whiting (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Sundance  cruise report commercial_vessels_apr87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificInshore of Lowestoft
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: observations made at every station
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 26
Description: 23 of ten minutes duration made using standard 2m beam trawl. Three hauls of twenty minutes duration were made with beam trawl to fish for sole.