FV Challenge 'A'
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FV Challenge 'A' (740E)|
|Cruise period||1983-08-31 — 1983-09-13|
|Port of departure||Skegness, 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.
3. Team 3. To study the distribution of shrimps in the Humber - north Norfolk coast.
|Chief scientist||Terry Watson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of surveys = 1|
Description: A number of hauls were made as part of a flatfish survey. All fish caught were measured and identified.
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 14|
Description: A number of push net sites were sampled north of Flamboro Head to study 0-group turbot class strength.
|Crustaceans||Description: Samples of shrimps were collected in the Humber area. No. of samples not noted.|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 23|
Description: A number of comparative hauls were made in the North Thames area using a beam trawl.