FV Angelle Marie 2/91

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Angelle Marie (74ID)
Cruise identifier2/91
Cruise period1991-09-08 — 1991-09-16
Port of departurePortsmouth Harbour, United Kingdom
Port of returnPortsmouth Harbour, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey of pre-recruit bass. in the Solent area using a standard high-headline trawl with cod-end liner fitted;
2. To tag juvenile/pre-recruit bass in nursery areas.
3. To sample commercial catches of bass as available by visiting merchants and
dealers on West Sussex and Hants coast.
4. To carry out a census of bass fishing effort in the above areas.
Chief scientistGraham D Pickett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Angelle Marie 2/91 cruise report angelle_marie2_91.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificSolent, Southampton Water and the West Sussex and Hants coasts.
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: Sample commercial catches of bass.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 33
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 307
Description: bass tagged and released in nursery areas.