Cruise inventory

Alliance B

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameAlliance B
Cruise period1988-01-17 — 1988-01-30
Objectives1. To tag 2000 pot caught Nephrops.
2. To sample discards from the N Shields Nephrops fishery.
Chief scientistClive G Brown (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportAlliance B  cruise report allianceb_jan88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificN E Coast (Amble)
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: From North Shields a sample of Long Rough Dabs was obtained.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: A sample of herring was obtained.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 1632
Description: Over 8 days Nephrops were caught and tagged. There was a large range of size between the Nephrops.
CrustaceansDescription: Berried female Nephrops samples were collected. No. of samples not noted.