FV Angelle Marie 1/04

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Angelle Marie (74ID)
Cruise identifier1/04
Cruise period2004-01-14 — 2004-01-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine the distribution and density of 1 and 2-group bass in winter to compare with the May and September Solent surveys and November Thames survey.
2. To determine the presence of salmon and sea trout smolts in Southampton Water and tributaries and inner harbours.
3. (Additional objective) To repeat selected tows with different trawls and at different speeds to compare the effects on size composition of the catch.
4. Water surface temperatures were recorded at each station
Chief scientistGraham D Pickett (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Angelle Marie 1/04 cruise report angelle_marie1_04.pdf (1.41 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificSouthampton Water and adjoining estuaries and the western Solent
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 29
Description: Made at 11 stations. 2423 bass were caught, 189 scaled for age analysis
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 52
Description: Taggings of Bass