FV Avon Valley Young Fish Survey 1983
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FV Avon Valley (74FV)|
|Cruise identifier||Young Fish Survey 1983|
|Cruise period||1983-09-10 — 1983-09-26|
|Port of departure||Mudeford, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Mudeford, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Beam trawl survey in Swanage to Selsey Bill. Push net sites sampled. 10th-14th and 26th.
Team 1: FV Alvic, FV Avon Valley and FV Jo's Boys.
1.To carry out the English component to the International young flatfish assessment programme in the North Sea and eastern English Channel.
2. To carry out comparative fishing trials in the North Thames area using a modified 2m beam trawl.
|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: beam trawl survey in the North Thames area with a modified 2m beam trawl
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of surveys = 1|
Description: The North Sea was surveyed for flat fish during the cruise, despite poor weather. Swanage to Selsey Bill. All fish caught identified and measured.