Cruise inventory

Carhelmar 1/98

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Carhelmar (74OJ)
Cruise identifier1/98
Cruise period1998-10-06 — 1998-10-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBrixham, United Kingdom
Port of returnBrixham, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a beam trawl survey for sole and plaice using the standard grid of
station positions.
2. To collect length distributions and otolith samples of sole, plaice, anglerfish
and lemon sole.
3. To collect details of all crab (Cuncerpugurus ), lobster and scallop caught.
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportCarhelmar 1/98 cruise report carhelmar1_98.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 58
Description: half-hour beam trawls for sole and plaice. Stratified samples of otoliths were collected from the following species; sole (400), plaice (444), lemon sole (32), anglerfish (7).
MolluscsDescription: All brown crab caught were measured, and all spider crab, scallop and cuttlefish were counted on every haul.
CrustaceansDescription: All brown crab caught were measured, and all spider crab, scallop and cuttlefish were counted on every haul.