Bogey I

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameBogey I
Cruise period1988-11-21 — 1988-11-25
Port of departureBrixham, United Kingdom
Port of returnBrixham, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To compare catch rates of 6m and 4m beam trawls.
2. To measure all sole, plaice, 'monk' and lemon sole caught and take stratified otolith samples from those species.
3. To collect samples of Byzos and Hydrozoa from any hauls on which they occur.
4. To record details of any crab (Cancer pagarus) caught.
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportBogey I  cruise report brixham_nov88.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel
Biology and fisheries 
SestonDescription: Samples of Bryzoa and Hydrozon were collected for later analysis. No. of samples not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: The commercial species of fish caugh in the hauls were measured. 74 sole, 105 plaice, 28 monk and 19 lemon sole were also sampled.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 40
Description: A number of crab and lobster samples were measured and sexed.
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 37
Description: Comparison of 6m and 4m beam trawls catch rates were made.