Cruise summary report
|Ship name||FV Breadwinner|
|Cruise period||1983-09-05 — 1983-09-09|
|Port of departure||West Mersea, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||West Mersea, 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.|
|Chief scientist||W G Parnell (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|Specific||W Mersea - North Thames|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 14|
Description: A number of push net sites were sampled north of Flamboro Head to study 0-group turbot class strength.
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of surveys = 1|
Description: A number of hauls were made as part of a flatfish survey. All fish caught were measured and identified.
|Crustaceans||Description: Samples of shrimps were collected in the Humber area. No. of samples not noted.|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 23|
Description: A number of comparative hauls were made in the North Thames area using a beam trawl.