1) To carry out 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 details of crab (Cancer pagurus), lobster and scallop
Martin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Western English Channel.
Biology and fisheries
Quantity: number of hauls = 55 Description: half hour duration. Stratified samples of otoliths were taken for sole (338) plaice (230), lemon sole (19) and monk (16)
Quantity: number of specimens = 63 Description: Crabs caught were measured, sexed and examined for damage. 1 lobster and 56 scallops (Pecten maximus) were also measured