Carhelmar 1/92

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Carhelmar (74OJ)
Cruise identifier1/92
Cruise period1992-09-29 — 1992-10-05
Port of departureBrixham, United Kingdom
Port of returnDartmouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1) 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
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportCarhelmar 1/92 cruise report carhelmar1_92.pdf (0.60 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: 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)
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 63
Description: Crabs caught were measured, sexed and examined for damage. 1 lobster and 56 scallops (Pecten maximus) were also measured