Susan Bird

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameSusan Bird
Cruise period1981-01-11 — 1981-01-17
Port of departureNewhaven, United Kingdom
Port of returnNewhaven, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo fish scallop dredges to sample deeply buried plaice in an area of newly spawned plaice eggs previously located by RV CIROLANA using High Speed Plankton samplers.
Chief scientistGarry J Howlett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportSusan Bird  cruise report susan_bird_jan81.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern Bight of the North Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: Plaice caught and sampled for length, age, sex and maturation stage.