FV Angelle Marie 1/87
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FV Angelle Marie (74ID)|
|Cruise period||1987-05-10 — 1987-05-16|
|Port of departure||Portsmouth Harbour, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Graham D Pickett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.05 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Description: Standard trawl survey of pre-recruit bass.|
|Demersal fish||Description: Standard trawl survey of pre-recruit bass.|