FV Alvic

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFV Alvic
Cruise period1984-04-02 — 1984-04-05
Port of departureWhitstable, United Kingdom
Port of returnWest Mersea, United Kingdom
ObjectivesJoint cruise with FV Louandric.

This is the first of the 1984 ICES Sole Egg Surveys where commercial boats will be chartered to sample in less than 10 metre chart depth, to compliment the other 10m stations being carried out by RV CLIONE.
Chief scientistI L Davies (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
ProjectICES Sole Egg Survey
Cruise reportFV Alvic  cruise report louandricandalvic_apr84.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: A High Speed Tow Net was deployed to collect sole eggs. Yet no eggs were found in the samples.