Cruise inventory

FV Challenge 'A' Young Fish Survey 1983

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Challenge 'A' (740E)
Cruise identifierYoung Fish Survey 1983
Cruise period1983-09-01 — 1983-09-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureSkegness, United Kingdom
Port of returnSkegness, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHumber-Wells area surveyed.

Team 3: FV Challenge and FV Le Terrible

Aims:
1. To carry out the English component to the International young flatfish assessment programme in the North Sea and eastern English Channel.
2. To study the distribution of shrimps in the Humber - north Norfolk coast.
Chief scientistColin L Whiting (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportFV Challenge 'A' Young Fish Survey 1983 cruise report commercial_vessels_aug83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: The Humber-Wells area was surveyed for flat fish during the cruise, despite poor weather. All fish caught identified and measured.
CrustaceansDescription: samples of shrimps collected from the Humber-North Norfolk coast area