FV Angelle Marie 1/93

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Angelle Marie (74ID)
Cruise identifier1/93
Cruise period1993-05-22 — 1993-05-30
Port of departureChichester, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To carry out trawl survey of pre-recruit bass in the Solent area.
2) To sample commercial bass landings in the area to augment the biological sampling programme
3) To tag adolescent and older bass.
Chief scientistDerek Roy Eaton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Angelle Marie 1/93 cruise report angelle_marie1_93.pdf (1.32 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificSouthampton Water, The Solent and the Sussex coast, Poole, Portsmouth, Selsey
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 45
Description: 2713 bass length range 14-41 cm, 8 fish above 36 cm,
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 122
Description: Bass from 9 landings were sampled at fish merchants
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 75
Description: bass between 30 and 39 cm were tagged using Hallprint medium internal/external 'T' bar tags. 9 recaptured bass tagged with 'T' bars were brought back from the Poole office for examination