St Georges CRUISE 2
Cruise summary report
|Ship name||St Georges|
|Cruise identifier||CRUISE 2|
|Cruise period||1985-01-18 — 1985-01-29|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To observe the working of a Lowestoft twin-beam trawler and the operation of the Lowestoft fleet.
2. To collect sole gut contents for food consumption and growth studies.
3. To collect plaice ovaries and carcasses for fecundity work (Dr Greer Walker)
|Chief scientist||R G Houghton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|Specific||Southern and Central North Sea|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: A number of sole and plaice were caught during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 53|
Description: A number of plaice ovaries were collected from the Silver Pits area.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 750|
Description: A number of sole guts were obtained and kept for analysis. A number of sole stomachs were empty.