Cruise inventory

FV North Wind Young Fish Survey 1983

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFV North Wind
Cruise identifierYoung Fish Survey 1983
Cruise period1983-09-07 — 1983-09-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBridlington, United Kingdom
Port of returnBridlington, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBridington Bay surveyed 7th. 14 push net sites sampled north of Flamborough Head, study 0-group turbot year class for comparison with sea surface drift indicators, 8th-16th

Team 4: FV North Wind

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 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 North Wind Young Fish Survey 1983 cruise report commercial_vessels_aug83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: push net sites sampled north of Flamborough Head, study 0-group turbot
Demersal fishQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: The Bridlington Bay area was surveyed for flat fish during the cruise, despite poor weather. All fish caught identified and measured.