MV Harvester 6/88 Part 2
Cruise summary report
|Ship name||MV Harvester|
|Cruise identifier||6/88 Part 2|
|Cruise period||1988-07-10 — 1988-07-17|
|Port of departure||Swansea, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Swansea, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To tag pre-recruit soles.
Part 1: 18th-28th June, Swansea Bay, MV Katie.
Part 2: 10th-17th July, Carmarthen Bay, MV Harvester.
Sailed from Burryport, fished using a 4m beam trawl in the river channel outside Burryport, Rhossili Bay and 3 sites in Carmarthen Bay.
Burry Inlet, depth 8m, 446 tagged.
Rhossili Bay, depth 10m, 379 tagged.
Pendine, depth 8m, 1 tagged.
By-catches generally small, mainly plaice, brill, small rays, angler fish, gurnards, solenettes, brittlestars and large jellyfish.
|Chief scientist||David J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Taggings||Quantity: number of specimens = 826|
Description: pre-recruit sole tagged and released.