Cruise inventory

FV Challenge 'A' 5/82

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Challenge 'A' (740E)
Cruise identifier5/82
Cruise period1982-05-09 — 1982-05-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureWhitstable, United Kingdom
Port of returnWhitstable, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo 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.

South Thames: 1 day, 6 nights: sole tagged pre-recruit 1000, post-recruit 190: plaice tagged pre-recruit 513, post-recruit 11.

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)
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 1714
Description: pre-recruit and post-recruit sole and plaice tagged