Mizpah III Cruise 1
Cruise summary report
|Ship name||Mizpah III|
|Cruise identifier||Cruise 1|
|Cruise period||1988-07-11 — 1988-07-14|
|Port of departure||Poole, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Poole, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey of pre-recruit base using a high-headline trawl with a fine-mesh cod-end liner.
2. To tag bass over 35cm total length.
3. To carry out a biological examination of bass for maturity and growth studies.
|Chief scientist||Graham D Pickett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.03 MB)|
|Specific||Poole Harbour/Poole Bay|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 26|
Description: In 31 hauls only 26 pre-recruit bass were caught.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 4|
Description: A new area was fished to catch larger bass, however catches were still low. Only 4 fish were tagged.