Cruise inventory

FV Avon Valley Young Fish Survey 1995

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Avon Valley (74FV)
Cruise identifierYoung Fish Survey 1995
Cruise period1995-09-02 — 1995-09-06
Port of departureLymington, United Kingdom
Port of returnLymington, United Kingdom
ObjectivesYoung Fish Survey 1995.
9 ships participated.

Project Aims
1. To carry out an inshore beam trawl and push net survey of parts of the North Sea and English Channel coasts for juvenile flatfish year class size estimation and collect data on young demersal fish in relation to the environment.
2. Collect and preserve samples of fish from all hauls.
Chief scientistGarry J Howlett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory), Michael W Easey (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
ProjectYoung Fish Survey 1995
Cruise reportFV Avon Valley Young Fish Survey 1995 cruise report youngfishsurvey_95.pdf — access key 'C' (1.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificSelsey Bill to Swanage
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 362
Description: On the East coast (203) using the standard 2m beam trawl; 17 sites using the standard 1.5m push net. On the South coast (149); 9 push net sites were sampled. In addition, 7 stations were sampled in the River Humber.