Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Carhelmar (74OJ)|
|Cruise period||1998-10-06 — 1998-10-14|
|Port of departure||Brixham, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Brixham, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a beam trawl survey for sole and plaice using the standard grid of
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 scientist||Martin R Vince (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|Specific||Western English Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: 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).
|Molluscs||Description: All brown crab caught were measured, and all spider crab, scallop and cuttlefish were counted on every haul.|
|Crustaceans||Description: All brown crab caught were measured, and all spider crab, scallop and cuttlefish were counted on every haul.|