Cruise inventory

FV Avon Valley 5/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Avon Valley (74FV)
Cruise identifier5/82
Cruise period1982-05-09 — 1982-05-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMudeford, United Kingdom
Port of returnMudeford, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesAim:
To tag pre-recruit and post recruit sole and plaice.

FV Akela, FV Avon Valley, FV Breadwinner, FV Challenge, FV Louandric and FV Julia Braiden.

Team 1: 9th-24th May, Rye Bay, Christchurch Bay and Bournemouth Bay
Teams 2 and 3 : North and South Thames, 9th-26th May.

Either a light 4m beam trawl or otter trawl.
Christchurch/Bournemouth: 7 nights: sole tagged pre-recruit 1343, post-recruit 186: plaice tagged pre-recruit 537, post-recruit 0.

Total: sole tagged pre-recruit 6670, post-recruit 1197: plaice tagged pre-recruit 2269, post-recruit 243.
Chief scientistColin L Whiting (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Avon Valley 5/82 cruise report commercial_vessels_may82.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 2066
Description: pre-recruit and post-recruit sole and plaice tagged