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Cruise inventory

FV Alvic Young Fish Survey 1983

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFV Alvic
Cruise identifierYoung Fish Survey 1983
Cruise period1983-09-06 — 1983-09-08
Port of departureWest Mersea, United Kingdom
Port of returnWest Mersea, United Kingdom
ObjectivesComparative fishing trials.

Team 1: FV Alvic, FV Avon Valley and FV Jo's Boys.

1. To carry out the English component to the International young flatfish assessment programme in the North Sea and eastern English Channel.
2. To carry out comparative fishing trials in the North Thames area using a modified 2m beam trawl.
Chief scientistColin L Whiting (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Alvic Young Fish Survey 1983 cruise report commercial_vessels_aug83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificBerwick - Swanage Bay Morsea, Mudeford, Swanage-Selsey Bill, Dungeness, North Thames, South Thames, Humber-wells, Winterton-Orford, Bridlington Bay, Spurn Point
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: comparative fishing trials took place in the North Thames, using a modified 2m beam trawl. No. of hauls not noted.