FV Angelle Marie 1/92

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Angelle Marie (74ID)
Cruise identifier1/92
Cruise period1992-05-09 — 1992-05-24
Port of departurePortsmouth Harbour, United Kingdom
Port of returnPortsmouth Harbour, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out trawl surveys for pre-recruit bass in the area using a standard high- I
headline trawl fitted with a cod-end liner, and a commercial sand-eel trawl.
2. To carry out comparative fishing trials using a new trawl bought to replace the standard survey trawl. Not possible due to non-delivery of the new trawl.
3. To sample commercial landings of bass whenever possible to augment the lab's biological sampling programme.
4. To obtain estimates of the bass fishing effort in the above areas, and to distribute further bass logbooks.
5. To tag bass at 30 cm or larger.
6. To liaise with Fawley aquatic research laboratories Ltd (FarL) and provide assistance with setting up a study on the effects of oil prospecting surveys on the local populations of, and fishery for, bass in the Christchurch and Poole Bay area.
Chief scientistDerek Roy Eaton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Angelle Marie 1/92 cruise report angelle_marie1_92.pdf (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 59
Description: bass survey.
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 24
Description: bass tagged (length range 31-44cm)