Cruise inventory

FV Alvic

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFV Alvic
Cruise period1983-09-05 — 1983-09-08
Port of departureWest Mersea, United Kingdom
Port of returnWest Mersea, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistColin L Whiting (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Alvic  cruise report commercial_vessels_aug83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificW Mersea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: comparative hauls using 2m beam trawl.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: to measure the year class strength of Turbot.
CrustaceansDescription: Studying the distribution of shrimps