Carhelmar 1/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Carhelmar (74OJ)
Cruise identifier1/95
Cruise period1995-09-28 — 1995-10-05
Port of departureBrixham, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To carry out a trawl survey for sole
2) To collect length distributions and otolith samples of sole, monk, plaice and lemon sole
3) To collect details of all crab, lobster and scallop
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportCarhelmar 1/95 cruise report carhelmar1_95.pdf (0.74 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 55
Description: Half-hour tows. All commercial fish species were measured on all hauls, and otolith samples collected from sole (259), plaice (237), dab (128), lemon sole (36), monkfish (34), brill (9), turbot (3)
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 45
Description: Crabs (Cancer parugus) and scallop caught were measured and all spider crab counted