FV Angelle Marie 1/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Angelle Marie (74ID)
Cruise identifier1/90
Cruise period1990-05-24 — 1990-05-30
Port of departureWarsash, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To carry out survey of pre-recruit bass using a standard high-headline trawl with cod-end liner
2) To tag juvenile bass in harbours adjoining Solent
3) To sample commercial catches of bass as available to supplement the biological sampling programme
Chief scientistGraham D Pickett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Angelle Marie 1/90 cruise report angelle_marie1_90.pdf (0.48 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificSouthampton Water, The Solent and adjacent waters, Standswood Bay, Portsmouth, Eastern Solent harbour, Langstone harbour, Chichester harbour
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 32
Description: Trawling. 242 bass caught
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 135
Description: Ad-hoc biological sampling at merchants produced length/scale samples of bass from 3 gear catagories
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 181
Description: Taggings using mini-Howitt bridle for bass of 29 cm and above and Hallprint internal/external 'T' bar tags for bass 18-22 cm