Cruise summary report
|Ship name||FV Alvic|
|Cruise period||1983-09-05 — 1983-09-08|
|Port of departure||West Mersea, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||West Mersea, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. All Teams. To carry out the English component to the International young flatfish assessment programme in the North Sea and eastern English Channel.
2. Team 1. To carry out comparative fishing trials in the North Thmes area using a modified 2m beam trawl.
3. Team 3. To study the distribution of shrimps in the Humber - north Norfolk coast.
4. Team 4. To measure the year class strength of Turbot north of Flamboro' Head.
|Chief scientist||Colin L Whiting (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 23|
Description: comparative hauls using 2m beam trawl.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of stations = 14|
Description: to measure the year class strength of Turbot.
|Crustaceans||Description: Studying the distribution of shrimps|