Cruise inventory

Ina-K 1/04

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Ina-K (74IK)
Cruise identifier1/04
Cruise period2004-11-01 — 2004-11-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLeigh-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. 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.
4. To obtain bass samples for PhD student.
Chief scientistMatthew Parker Humphreys (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportIna-K 1/04 cruise report ina-k1_04.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificThames, Medway, Swale and Essex Estuaries
Track chartsIna-K 1/04 cruise track — ina-k1_04trk.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 36
Description: Length distribution studies.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 36
Description: Annual trawl survey for pre-recruit bass
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 36
Description: Length distribution studies.
Demersal fishDescription: Samples of flatfish obtained for environmental monitoring programmes.