Cruise inventory

FV Jo's Boys Young Fish Survey 1983

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFV Jo's Boys
Cruise identifierYoung Fish Survey 1983
Cruise period1983-09-22 — 1983-09-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDungeness, United Kingdom
Port of returnDungeness, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesCompleted beam trawl survey. Push net sites sampled.

Team 1: FV Alvic, FV Avon Valley and FV Jo's Boys.

Aims:
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 scientistColin L Whiting (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Jo's Boys Young Fish Survey 1983 cruise report commercial_vessels_aug83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: The North Sea was surveyed for flat fish during the cruise, despite poor weather. All fish caught identified and measured.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: beam trawl survey in the North Thames area with a modified 2m beam trawl