FV Avon Valley
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FV Avon Valley (74FV)|
|Cruise period||1983-09-09 — 1983-09-16|
|Port of departure||Mudeford, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Mudeford, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. All Teams. To carry out the English component to the International young flatfish assessment programme in the North Sea and eastern English Channel.
2. Team 1. To carry out comparative fishing trials in the North Thames area using a modified 2m beam trawl.
|Chief scientist||Colin L Whiting (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|Specific||Mudeford, Swanage-Selsey bill|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 14|
Description: A number of push net sites were sampled north of Flamboro head, to assess the 0-group turbot class strength.
|Demersal fish||Description: A number of hauls were made throughout the cruise, all fish caught were measured and identified. No. of samples not noted.|
|Crustaceans||Description: A number of shrimps were collected from the Humber area. No. of samples not noted.|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 23|
Description: A beam trawl survey took place during the cruise.