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Ina-K 1/93

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Ina-K (74IK)
Cruise identifier1/93
Cruise period1993-11-17 — 1993-11-28
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 scientistT J Hulme (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportIna-K 1/93 cruise report inak1_93.pdf — access key 'C' (1.32 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificThames Estuary, Leigh-on-Sea
Track chartsIna-K 1/93 cruise track — inak1_93track.pdf (0.46 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 28
Description: Made with the Larsen sprat trawl. Herring, sprats and bass caught. 332 fish were biologically examined and otolithed for stock analysis