Cruise inventory

Bogey I

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameBogey I
Cruise period1984-10-08 — 1984-10-19
Port of departureBrixham, United Kingdom
Port of returnBrixham, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect length distributions and otolith samples of sole taken from the various grounds fished by the Brixham beam trawl fleet in the western English Channel.
2. To investigate the possibilities of tagging sole caught by a beam trawler on these grounds.
3. To examine the potential of using a chartered beam trawler for a yearly sole recruitment survey.
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportBogey I  cruise report brixham_oct84.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel
Track chartsBogey I  cruise track — brixham_oct84track.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 80
Description: A number of tows were, half an hour in duration. 1423 sole were caught and measured during the hauls.
Demersal fishDescription: As well as the sole data, a number of plaice, monk and lemon were regularly measured and otolithed. No. of specimens not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 666
Description: A number of sole were tagged throughout the hauls.