1. To repeat the grid survey conducted during May 1989, May 1990 and May 1991 to establish a time-series of 1-group sole abundance on the North Wales coast.
2. To measure the biomass and production of 0-group sole and plaice, and of other
selected epifauna, during a nine week period from early July.
3. To undertake studies of 0-group sole feeding ecology on the nursery ground.
Stuart Ian Rogers (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Conwy Laboratory)
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Rhyl flats and Constable Bank, North Wales coast
Biology and fisheries
Quantity: number of stations = 80 Description: beam trawl. Population studies.