Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Ina-K (74IK)|
|Cruise period||1989-11-21 — 1989-11-28|
|Port of departure||Leigh-on-Sea, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Leigh-on-Sea, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To assess the distribution and abundance of herring in the Thames Estuary using a mid-water trawl.
2. To obtain an independent estimate of the age structure of the Thames spring spawning herring stock.
|Chief scientist||T J Hulme (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of stations = 20|
Description: Larsen sprat trawls to assess the distribution and abundance of herring.