Cruise inventory

FV Challenge 'A' Young Fish Survey 1983

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Challenge 'A' (740E)
Cruise identifierYoung Fish Survey 1983
Cruise period1983-09-01 — 1983-09-13
Port of departureSkegness, United Kingdom
Port of returnSkegness, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHumber-Wells area surveyed.

Team 3: FV Challenge and FV Le Terrible

1. To carry out the English component to the International young flatfish assessment programme in the North Sea and eastern English Channel.
2. To study the distribution of shrimps in the Humber - north Norfolk coast.
Chief scientistColin L Whiting (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Challenge 'A' Young Fish Survey 1983 cruise report commercial_vessels_aug83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: The Humber-Wells area was surveyed for flat fish during the cruise, despite poor weather. All fish caught identified and measured.
CrustaceansDescription: samples of shrimps collected from the Humber-North Norfolk coast area