Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Ina-K (74IK)|
|Cruise period||2003-11-28 — 2003-12-03|
|Port of departure||Leigh-on-Sea, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Leigh-on-Sea, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out the annual trawl survey for pre-recruit bass and other fish species in the middle and inner Thames estuary, Medway, Swale, Essex Blackwater, Crouch and Roach Estuaries over established grid stations.
2. To determine the relative abundance of bass and other species in the Thames and adjacent estuaries.
3. To obtain samples of flatfish and for environmental monitoring programmes.
|Chief scientist||Mary Jane Brown (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.16 MB)|
|Specific||Thames, Medway, Swale and Essex Estuaries|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 34|
Description: Annual trawl survey for pre-recruit bass.
|Demersal fish||Description: Samples of flatfish obtained for environmental monitoring programmes.|