FV Avon Valley Young Fish Survey 1995
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FV Avon Valley (74FV)|
|Cruise identifier||Young Fish Survey 1995|
|Cruise period||1995-09-02 — 1995-09-06|
|Port of departure||Lymington, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lymington, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Young Fish Survey 1995.
9 ships participated.
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 scientist||Garry J Howlett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory), Michael W Easey (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Project||Young Fish Survey 1995|
|Cruise report||(1.05 MB)|
|Specific||Selsey Bill to Swanage|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: 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.