Cruise inventory

FV Akela 5/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFV Akela
Cruise identifier5/82
Cruise period1982-05-09 — 1982-05-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureRye, United Kingdom
Port of returnRye, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesAim:
To tag pre-recruit and post recruit sole and plaice.

FV Akela, FV Avon Valley, FV Breadwinner, FV Challenge, FV Louandric and FV Julia Braiden.

Team 1: 9th-24th May, Rye Bay, Christchurch Bay and Bournemouth Bay
Teams 2 and 3 : North and South Thames, 9th-26th May.

Either a light 4m beam trawl or otter trawl.
Rye Bay: 6 nights: sole tagged pre-recruit 1021, post-recruit 431: plaice tagged pre-recruit 394, post-recruit 105.

Total: sole tagged pre-recruit 6670, post-recruit 1197: plaice tagged pre-recruit 2269, post-recruit 243.
Chief scientistColin L Whiting (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Akela 5/82 cruise report commercial_vessels_may82.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificRye Bay, Christchurch Bay, Bournemouth Bay, North and South Thames, Off Skegness and Lowestoft.
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 1951
Description: pre-recruit and post-recruit sole and plaice tagged