FV Angelle Marie 1/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Angelle Marie (74ID)
Cruise identifier1/87
Cruise period1987-05-10 — 1987-05-16
Port of departurePortsmouth Harbour, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out routine survey of pre-recruit bass using a high-headline trawl with a cod-end liner.
2. To obtain sanples of adolescent (32-38cm) bass for gonad development studies.
3. To carry out biological sampling of bass catches from the Solent area.
4. To carry out a preliminary survey of potential bass nursery areas in the Solent and adjacent harbours and estuaries.
5. To obtain specimens of live, mature bass and grey mullet for ovulation studies.
Chief scientistGraham D Pickett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Angelle Marie 1/87 cruise report angelle_marie1_87.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificSolent/Southampton Water
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: Standard trawl survey of pre-recruit bass.
Demersal fishDescription: Standard trawl survey of pre-recruit bass.