Patricia D

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship namePatricia D
Cruise period1990-07-01 — 1990-08-29
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesLeg 1 - 14-24 May
1) To complete the detailed study of sole and plaice year-class distribution in a local nursery area, initiated during the 1989 field programme
2) To examine aspects of benthic production on a sole nursery ground using samples of macrofauna taken from beam trawl catches, and samples of invertebrate infaunal prey using a Day grab
Chief scientistStuart Ian Rogers (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Conwy Laboratory)
Cruise reportPatricia D  cruise report patricia_d_aug90.pdf (0.71 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificRhyl Flats and Constable Bank, North Wales Coast
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: Sole and plaice year class distribution survey using 2m beam trawl.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: Day grab.