Cruise summary report
|Ship name||Bogey I|
|Cruise period||1984-10-08 — 1984-10-19|
|Port of departure||Brixham, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Brixham, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Martin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
|Specific||Western English Channel|
|Track charts||(0.04 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 666|
Description: A number of sole were tagged throughout the hauls.
|Demersal fish||Description: As well as the sole data, a number of plaice, monk and lemon were regularly measured and otolithed. No. of specimens not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 80|
Description: A number of tows were, half an hour in duration. 1423 sole were caught and measured during the hauls.