Cruise inventory

Suzanna D 1/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Suzanna D (74GU)
Cruise identifier1/88
Cruise period1988-08-08 — 1988-08-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureShoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
Port of returnShoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a beam trawl survey of sole and plaice in ICES area VIID as part of the ICES coordinated flatfish survey.
2. To obtain length distributions and otoliths from sole, plaice and other commercial species.
Chief scientistRichard Simon Millner (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportSuzanna D 1/88 cruise report suzanna_d1_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEastern English Channel
Track chartsSuzanna D 1/88 cruise track — suzanna_d1_88track.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Surface temperature, salinity and bottom sediment samples were collected during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 51
Description: A number of stations were sampled during the cruise, catches of sole and plaice were made.
Demersal fishDescription: Samples of flesh were collected from soles for stock seperation studies. No. of samples not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingDescription: Surface temperature, salinity and bottom sediment samples were collected during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.