Bogey I

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameBogey I
Cruise period1987-09-28 — 1987-10-07
Port of departureBrixham, United Kingdom
Port of returnBrixham, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a trawl survey for sole by repeating the grid of station positions established in the 1985 survey.
2. To collect length distributions and otolith samples of sole and 'monk'.
3. To collect samples of Bryzon and Hydrozoa from all hauls on which they occur for later examination by the shellfish group for scallop spat.
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportBogey I  cruise report brixham_sep87.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel
Biology and fisheries 
SestonQuantity: number of samples = 28
Description: A number of samples of Bryzoa and Hydrozoa were collected.
Demersal fishDescription: The size of fish was measured on the cruise and it was noted that they were larger than previous years. No. of samples not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 52
Description: A survey grid was completed with a number of tows. The catch of sole was down on previous years.