Sharowna Charter_1992

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameSharowna
Cruise identifierCharter_1992
Cruise period1992-03-31 — 1992-04-09
Objectives1. To study survival rates of discarded plaice.
2. To tag juvenile plaice to compare return rates of discarded fish
Chief scientistRichard Simon Millner (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportSharowna Charter_1992 cruise report sharowna_mar92.pdf (1.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificBrighton area
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 250
Description: Fish for survival experiment with 50 discarded plaice, 100 from a 2 hour tow and 100 control fish
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 1199
Description: 602 discards, 597 control plaice were tagged and released