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Ina-K 1/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Ina-K (74IK)
Cruise identifier1/95
Cruise period1995-11-11 — 1995-11-22
Port of departureLeigh-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeigh-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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 herring stock
Chief scientistStephen Warnes (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportIna-K 1/95 cruise report inak1_95.pdf — access key 'C' (1.40 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificThames Estuary, Leigh on Sea
Track chartsIna-K 1/95 cruise track — inak1_95track.pdf (0.49 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: Made with the Larsen sprat trawl. 541 fish were biologically examined and otolithed for stock analysis. Herring and sprats were caught. 114 bass were also caught and and 31 scale samples were collected for age determination studies