Cruise inventory

Carhelmar 1/93

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Carhelmar (74OJ)
Cruise identifier1/93
Cruise period1993-10-05 — 1993-10-12
Port of departureDartmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnDartmouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To determine the catch rates of sole by repeating the annual beam trawl survey in the Western Channel
2) To obtain biological data on selected fish species
3) To collect details of all crab (Cancer pagurus), lobster and scallop caught
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportCarhelmar 1/93 cruise report carhelmar1_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.69 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 57
Description: Half-hour tows. Stratified samples of otoliths were taken from sole (333), plaice (205), lemon sole (19) and monk (24)
CrustaceansQuantity: number of samples = 71
Description: 23 crabs (Cancer pagurus) and 48 scallops were caught. Both species wer measured and the crabs sexed and examined for damage