Cruise inventory

Dawn Hunter

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameDawn Hunter
Cruise period1988-11-02 — 1988-11-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnNorth Shields, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. 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 stock.
3. If time and weather permit, to extend the survey along the East Anglian coast and into the Wash. Not attempted.
Chief scientistT J Hulme (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportDawn Hunter  cruise report dawn_hunter_nov88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificThames Estuary and the Wash
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Description: Distribution and abundance of herring.