Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Balaena (74G4)|
|Cruise period||1992-10-19 — 1992-10-21|
|Port of departure||Queenborough, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Queenborough, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a trawl survey for 0-group bass for comparison with 0-group indices obtained from power station sampling at West Thurrock on the River Thames.
2. To investigate the abundance and population characteristics of the 1989 year class of bass in the Medway area.
3. To tag juvenile bass (30 cm+ total length).
|Chief scientist||Derek Roy Eaton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Specific||River Medway, Kent.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 8|
|Taggings||Quantity: number of specimens = 4|
Description: bass tagged