Carhelmar 2/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Carhelmar (74OJ)
Cruise identifier2/90
Cruise period1990-09-26 — 1990-10-05
Port of departureBrixham, United Kingdom
Port of returnBrixham, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To carry out a trawl survey for sole, by repeating the standard grid of station positions
2) To collect length distributions and otolith samples of sole, 'monk', plaice and lemon sole
3) To collect samples of bryozoa and hydrozoa from hauls on which they occur for later examination by the shellfish group for scallop spat
4) To collect details of all crab and lobster
5) Cuttlefish were also caught
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportCarhelmar 2/90 cruise report carhelmar2_90.pdf (0.95 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel
Track chartsCarhelmar 2/90 cruise track — carhelmar2_90track.pdf (0.37 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 57
Description: Stratified samples of otoliths were taken from sole (180), plaice (136), 'monk' (31) and lemon sole
CrustaceansQuantity: number of samples = 57
Description: 29 crabs and 1 lobster were measured and sexed. 27 scallops were measured