Cruise inventory

Carhelmar 1/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Carhelmar (74OJ)
Cruise identifier1/89
Cruise period1989-09-25 — 1989-10-03
Port of departureBrixham, United Kingdom
Port of returnBrixham, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a trawl survey for sole by repeating the standard positions.
2. To collect length distributions and otolith samples of sole, monk, plaice and lemon sole.
3. To collect samples of Bryzoa and Hydrozoa from all hauls on which they occur for later examination by the shellfish group for scallop spat.
4. To collect details of all crab (Cancer pagurus), lobster and crawfish.
5. To collect samples of ungutted commercial fish for pesticide analysis. (A.Franklin, Burnham-on-Crouch).
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Project1989 Reseach Vessel Programme
Cruise reportCarhelmar 1/89 cruise report brixham_sep89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel
Track chartsCarhelmar 1/89 cruise track — brixham_sep89track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
SestonQuantity: number of stations = 7
Description: A number of Bryzoa and Hybrozoa samples were collected.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 57
Description: A number of half hour tows took place, the number of sole was noted to be down slightly.
Demersal fishDescription: A large proportion of the fish caught were measured and some otolith samples were collected. No. of samples not noted.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 41
Description: A number of crab were measured and sexed during the cruise.